Stewart Acuff

May 22

Bernie is Running to Win

“Today, we learn that JP Morgan Chase, Citigroup and other huge banks were fined $5 billion for rigging interest rates and manipulating currency exchanges. Sadly, this is just the tip of the iceberg. Since

May 8

What is a Fair Wage?

 Written by Johanna Slivinske What is a fair wage? A fair wage is a baby’s diaper. A fair wage is gas money to church on Sunday. A fair wage is buying a bag of apples. A fair wage

May 7

Bernie for President!

Most of you know that Senator Bernie Sanders and I have been friends and cohorts in various worker struggles for over ten years. We first became friends when the Senator was a very early and

Mar 24

Bernie Blasts Away at Republican Budget

In his new role as minority leader on the Senate budget committee, Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont is blasting away at the Senate’s budget, which came from the radical right-wing Republican majority. Bernie issued a

Jan 30

How Billionaires Think We Should Live

For 20 years I’ve said the owner class in America, the financial elite think we workers live too well. They think we want too much for our children. They think we want too much

Jan 29

Republican Presidential Follies

The Republican presidential nomination comedies have already started. Jeb Bush went to Salt Lake City to meet with Mitt Romney, presumably to discuss or bargain directly about which would bear the mantle of the

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

Oct 27

Fracking and Corbett Fail Miserably in PA Job Creation

It turns out that fracking not only is an environmental disaster, but also a jobs disaster. Fracking is the practice of drilling into shale formations in the earth and blowing them apart to release

Oct 17

Krugman Praises Obama Presidency

Paul Krugman, who many of us remember loudly supported Hillary Clinton in the 2008 Democratic primaries, has just written a very solid progressive vindication of the six years of the Obama presidency. As you

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

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