Stewart Acuff

Jun 28

Philly Crude Oil Tanker Kayak Flotilla

My Goddaughter, Elizabeth Arnold, who’s an anti-fracking activist wrote today’s blog. It is another reminder of why I’m supporting Bernie Sanders for President in 2016. Bernie opposes fracking and fights tirelessly for the environment! In solidarity,

Jun 28

Pope Francis Offers A New Vision

“We need to reject a magical conception of the market, which would suggest that the problems can be solved simply by an increase in the profits of companies or individuals… Finance overwhelms the real

Jun 26

Trade Unionists Back Bernie for President!

Over 1,000 local union leaders and members back Bernie Sanders for President! Grassroots labor initiative urges Democratic primary support for Sanders by AFL-CIO and national unions Over 1,000 union activists from around the country today kicked

Jun 24

The Confederate Battle Flag, The Stars and Bars

The racist, terroristic slaughter of nine Black Americans was carried out by a white man who has loudly and proudly discussed his hatred of Black Americans. The horrific act happened in Charleston, a city which

Jun 22

Three Economists Speak Out Against the TPP

Three very important economists have made important statements regarding the TPP. Larry Summers, who almost always favored neoliberalism and trade deals like the Trans-Pacific Partnership, said, “What we call trade agreements are in fact agreements

Jun 19

TPP Battle Continues

The House passed the controversial, standalone Trade Promotion Authority bill on Thursday. “Supporters of dangerous, job-killing trade treaties have regrouped after failing to pass a trade package last week. They’ve changed up their tactics and

Jun 17

Some of the reasons I’m supporting Bernie Sanders

Early this morning, I wrote some of the reasons I’m supporting Bernie Sanders. Because it is happening now, let me start with the disastrous Trans-Pacific Trade Partnership. This is not a trade deal. I am

Jun 15

We Need a Franklin Delano Roosevelt Moment

Corporations are fake people that the Supreme Court determined are “people” for the SOLE purpose of undermining and dismantling our democracy. My longtime friend Harold Meyerson recently wrote a column in the Washington Post in

Jun 14
Acuff on Hartmann Talking about the #TPP & #TPAPlay

Acuff on Hartmann Talking about the #TPP & #TPA

I recently went on Thom Hartmann’s show and talked about the TPP and TPA. Check it

Jun 10

Bernie Leads Our Fight Against the TPP

I swear sometimes it seems that the only elected voice in Washington we hear opposing the Trans-Pacific Partnership belongs to Sen. Bernie Sanders. I fear this gigantic, destructive trade deal will be much of the legacy

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