Stewart Acuff

Jan 28

Taking on Inequality

Finally, most people outside the one percent at the top are realizing that the vast gulf of inequality is very dangerous for our country and the world. It is destroying lives, families, and US

Jan 27

Selma

I watched Selma today with my kids. Every American should see it, particularly in this moment in American history where we need to be reminded just what the costs of the Voting Rights Act

Jan 22

Stop the TPP

It was ironic watching Robert Reich, now a reliable progressive, criticize the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) when 20 years ago he led the fight for The North American Free Trade Act (NAFTA). NAFTA cost 700,000 jobs

Jan 21

The State of the Union Speech

The President took on economic issues in the State of the Union speech, and finally stressed inequality in the country. While his policy initiatives were good as far as they went, the policies are

Jan 19

Download my new e-Book Now!

Happy Martin Luther King, Jr Day! In the spirit of his dedication to freedom, I am releasing my new e-book Truth From the Frontlines: 2014 Blog Compilation e-Book! Download it

Jan 16

Truth From the Frontlines: 2014 Blog Compilation e-Book

2014 was a terrible year for the U.S. We tried to document it on my blog as we lived and worked in the difficult vineyards of it. America’s best living songwriter Si Kahn gave me

Jan 15

Gray Morning

Very excited that two more poems have been published in the great Blue Collar Review. The poems are “Riding the Road” and “Seein’ the Hope.” I’m also thrilled that Chris Butters has asked me to

Jan 13

Philly Citizen of the Week: Liz Arnold

Re-posted with permission from The Philadelphia Citizen The West Philly anti-fracking activist won’t stop speaking her truth to power By Larry Platt Last May, during a deadly dull gubernatorial primary debate, one of the few moments of

Jan 7

Inequality & “Elite Priorities”

As most of us know, income and wealth inequality are the most important issues in our country today. Squeezing working families out of the middle class 40 years of stagnant wages Anger in the streets Stolen pensions Unemployment All economic

Jan 6

Republican Racism Redux

We just wrote about Republican Congressional Leader Steve Scalise, who we just discovered spoke at a Klansman David Duke event in 2002 in Louisiana. Scalise has said he didn’t know he was speaking at

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