Tag Archives: financial elite

Koch Bliss: Donald is Their Dream Distraction

It was telling to me that the Koch brothers declined to support or endorse a Donald Trump candidacy, on a couple of levels. The first is trivial, I confess, yet it’s an indicator. It piqued my curiosity that the Koch … Continue reading

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Financialization Complete

It is with all confidence that I can say the recent election results have indisputably ushered us into a full-blown Financialization Era.   We can no longer claim to be a democracy, we are now an oligarchy. While I can … Continue reading

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A Socialist Grateful for Capitalist Opportunities

I write A LOT about socialism on this site because I find evidence that it brings a balance to economic systems.   As I’ve just completed my second book and look towards marketing strategies and the best platforms on which … Continue reading

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This is What an Oligarchy Looks Like

The word oligarchy is getting lots of coverage these days as more and more of us are realizing how close we are  to becoming a nation of many ruled by a few, unelected, elitist individuals. A recent Al Jazeera article … Continue reading

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The Fight Isn’t Over, But We Can Count a Small Victory

I watched CSPAN last Friday with a combination of anxiety, hope, and not a little bit of desperation.  Thank you Nancy Pelosi (my home state representative) and others for standing up to the un-democratic process that would lead our nation … Continue reading

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Trans Pacific Bribery: Government By and For the Corporation

The Guardian (I stress, again, NOT a US newspaper) just published a quite insightful article concerning the connection between US Congress members and their rebuke of democracy by relegating the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) to a fast track passage. Here … Continue reading

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America’s Shiny Socialist Military

A lot of people had a some coronary problems in the U.S. last week when presidential candidate Bernie Sanders mentioned that we become a more socialist nation – NOT THE “S” WORD – was the general consensus. What many of … Continue reading

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