How to stop corporate criminality

If you want any more evidence that U.S. corporate executives and financial finaglers are nothing more than crooks in costly suits, all you needed to was right on the front page of The New York Times.


For cost of 1 month of Iraq War, "God particle" could have been U.S. triumph

The discovery of the Higgs boson subatomic particle is one of the biggest triumphs in the history of science.


Standing at a crossroads

"Casino Capitalism," driven by the unbridled greed of the one percent, caused the current crisis.


Wonderful tale, stunning performances in “Beasts of the Southern Wild”

"Beast of the Southern Wild" is a uniquely special film, unlike anything I have ever seen, with an outstanding cast.


National rally to demand end to frack attack

After a recent report that New York officials are considering allowing fracking to take place, environmental activists have announced they are fighting back.


Today in labor history: Homestead strikers battle Pinkerton thugs

On July 6, 1892, under the cover of darkness, two barges, loaded with armed Pinkerton thugs hired by the Carnegie Steel Co., landed on the south bank of the Monongahela River.


A subculture evolving: Women in metal speak out

Women do now represent a sizable chunk of the metal scene - meaning that the genre is expanding and becoming more diverse.


Pennsylvania politics continues to trump health and environment

The latest is how Gov. Tom Corbett separated one of the wealthiest and more high-tech/industrial areas of the state from the rural areas.


Today in history: Voting age lowered to 18

President Richard Nixon, under popular pressure, formally certified the 26th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.


Capitalism is an irrational system

What explains this attachment to policies that leave the U.S. and Europe in stagnation and could well throw the world into a deep depression?

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