Is today's corporate elite meaner than capitalists and wealthy families of the previous era? Perhaps, but there are more fundamental reasons for their behavior.
How can you tell whether you live in a plutocracy? Easy. Just conduct this simple test.
What is delaying an economic recovery is not too much spending and a growing deficit, but not enough federal spending.
Wow - Election 2010 is over. I am still tryin' to put the whole thing in perspective.
At few times in our nation's history has the cry for jobs - and the need to organize those doing the crying - been more apparent and more possible.
The main sections of capital, like right-wing extremism that does its bidding, are comfortable with a slow-growth economy - but they can be beat.
Corporate taxes are not too high - they are way too low. In fact the majority of big corporations operating in the U.S. pay no taxes at all. That's right: zero.
Give a business owner a million dollars a day in "incentives" - if no one is coming into the store, the owner will not create a single new job.
Somehow, an NBC sitcom about U.S. jobs going overseas is becoming a hit.
Comprehensive energy and climate policies, and infrastructure spending on clean transportation, could create 3.7 million jobs in the U.S., a new study shows.