Some corporations engage in such abusive consumer rip-offs that they're just plain evil. But then there are some profiteers that dig even deeper into the dark void of their corporate souls to achieve the ultimate status: TRULY EVIL.
Several cities, like Ferguson, MO, have debtors’ prisons that keep working-class people of color in a perpetual cycle of debt to finance their courts. California cities are no exception.
The loss of faith in the political system and neoliberal ideology is widespread. The corporate elites are pouring $5 billion into the carnival of presidential electoral politics in a desperate bid to keep us mesmerized and controlled. Democracy is endlessly invoked on the airwaves to legitimize the corporate and political...
By deploying sensational language and fantastical imagery to stir outrage about single mothers "living off the public dole," politicians have succeeded in diverting attention away from America's real "welfare queens": Defense contractors, arms manufacturers, oil giants, and low wage employers, from Walmart to McDonald's.
There are numerous corporations and individuals that make money off [the] human sacrifice inside and outside prison walls. They have a vested interest in keeping the system intact. These moneyed interests use their power and their lobbyists to prevent rational and humane reform.
Sadly, today’s high school textbooks continue to largely ignore the [Irish] famine, despite the fact that it was responsible for unimaginable suffering and the deaths of more than a million Irish peasants, and that it triggered the greatest wave of Irish immigration in U.S. history. Nor do textbooks make any...
Despite the need to support a life-sustaining program for our most vulnerable citizens, Congress continues with its cuts, in the discredited name of austerity.