Stewart Acuff

Oct 14

New York Times Attacks Restrictive Voter Laws

On Sunday the New York Times ran a strongly worded editorial condemning new state laws that make it harder for some traditionally Democratic constituents to vote. “Election Day is three weeks off, and Republican officials

Oct 13

Now the Tyrant’s Legion Rides

Now the tyrant’s Legion rides the land Ripping up voting rights in state after state Torching churches, temples, schools, unions any institution in their way The Emperor Kochs with their billions sit high watching the work they paid

Oct 8

America: The Land of Corporate Freedom

I am so sick of listening to the lie that American corporations pay too much in taxes to make them competitive. Joshua Smith of the Economic Policy Institute just wrote a great piece about

Oct 6

Koch Boys & the Forbes Rich List

Forbes is just out with its richest 400 Americans. The Koch Brothers ranked fourth on the list, with $42 billion a piece. According to Forbes the 400 richest Americans cumulatively have more money than ever

Oct 3

Capitalism Destroys

They just announced that Bank of America will have to pay $16 billion For its role in destroying the world’s economy in 2007 Nowhere close to any number that would make up for The stolen homes, wrecked

Sep 25

Ex-Va. Governor McDonnell Convicted

When do you think we will ever learn? Former Virginia Governor Robert F. McDonnell, a supposed holy man of integrity, family values, and Godliness was convicted by a Virginia jury of 11 counts of

Sep 24

The Enigma of a Dismal Science

Economist Dr. Richard Levins, with whom I wrote my first book, Getting America Back to Work, says that economics is called the dismal science. I keep up with the thinking of all kinds of economists

Sep 23

Bank of America’s $16.65 Billion Mortgage Settlement

We just found out that a task force of state and federal prosecutors reached a settlement of $16.65 billion–that is a B– with Bank of America for their role in the financial meltdown of

Sep 17

45 million are Without Work in Developed Economies

David Jolly in The New York Times has reported on the latest publication of the global Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) whose members include the United States, all of Europe, and Japan.

Sep 16

American Nobel Laureate on the Failure of Capitalism

It is so heartening to see the growing discussion of inequality focusing on the failure of capitalism or the class war instead some kind of economic anomaly that will somehow “correct” itself. American Nobel economist

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