Don’t Let the Trump Administration Corporatize Medicare

The Trump administration is engaged in a massive deception about Medicare Advantage plans, those commercial insurance plans that contract with the government to offer Medicare benefits. Buyers, beware. The Trump administration, much like the Medicare Advantage corporations themselves, is pushing these commercial plans on people without mentioning their risks and...

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Putting the Trump Stamp on the Public

Now that Trump is in the White House, he wants to bring the family's sensibility for branding to our local POs. The Trumpsters say it's time to turn this historic public service over to the magic of the free market profit motive and the efficiency of bottom-line corporate management. You...

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NPR’s Report on Amazon Is Essentially an Infomercial

The “reality” behind Amazon’s fast delivery time and its record-breaking $1 trillion valuation, and CEO Jeff Bezos’ record-breaking $150 billion personal fortune, isn’t just “forecasting” or smarter robotics or sexier tech, it’s what’s it’s always been: a faceless network of millions of workers—abused, neglected, overworked and underpaid—and environmental externalities the...

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