The Cult of Debt Forgiveness

Study: Middle Class Screwed, Upper Class Fine

is there so much underlying anger with the american people on their current economic situation well they have that feeling about what’s actually happened is this happening ted that okay and the statistics now the car and and they backed him up hope now when it comes to the upper Continue Reading

Class Warfare – Top 1% vs You

john mccain goes on fox and sunny with chris wallace is good for about class warfare i’ve found that interesting let’s go to put number three i hope that they’ll do payroll tax cut but the first time the first thing we need to do is extended media the tax Continue Reading

*Education Not Guaranteed: A Louisiana State University Case Study

How would it feel to learn your daughter, your son, your grandchild…YOUR future was compromised for the financial gain of others? What if the institution that is supposed to uphold the highest standards of education and intellectual development, instead, took advantage of its students? It’s 2008, Lehman brothers went bust Continue Reading

Middle Class Americans No Longer Majority

PEW RESEARCHED JUST DID AN ANALYSIS OF THE MIDDLE CLASS IN THE U.S. AND FOUND OUT THAT FOR THE FIRST TIME THE MIDDLE CLASS IS THE MINORITY IN THE U.S. IN THE BEGINNING OF 2015 120.8 MILLION ADULTS LIVING IN MIDDLE-CLASS HOMES COMPARED TO 121.3 MILLION AMERICANS LIVING IN LOWER Continue Reading

The 2010 State of the Union Address

The President: Thank you. (applause) Madame Speaker, Vice President Biden, Members of Congress, distinguished guests, and fellow Americans: Our Constitution declares that from time to time, the President shall give to Congress information about the state of our union. For 220 years, our leaders have fulfilled this duty. They’ve done Continue Reading

How state budgets are breaking US schools | Bill Gates

Well, this is about state budgets. This is probably the most boring topic of the whole morning. But I want to tell you, I think it’s an important topic that we need to care about. State budgets are big, big money — I’ll show you the numbers — and they Continue Reading

Economic Update: Living in a Socialist Economy

Welcome, friends, to another edition of Economic Update, a weekly program devoted to the economic dimensions of our lives—our debts, our incomes, our wages and how we think about all those things. I’m your host, Richard Wolff. Well, today I want to begin with Warren Buffett, one of the richest Continue Reading

Puppy Elephant Defends Capitalism

Good morning, Hank, it’s Sunday. It’s news day and the news around here is that my house is a construction zone and most of the electricity is turned off and we don’t have any place to sleep and, unrelated to the incredibly expensive home renovation, my basement flooded on Friday, Continue Reading