Opinion

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Cruelty haunts the halls of Congress

"Cruelty" is defined as indifference to suffering, even positive pleasure in inflicting it.

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A do-it-yourself kit on plutocracy and the deficit

How can you tell whether you live in a plutocracy? Easy. Just conduct this simple test.

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That's capitalism: the super rich pay zero U.S. taxes

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.

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Republican “jobs” plan: tax cuts for the rich

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.

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Republican "pledge": kill jobs, give money to rich

While the GOP plan would deliver this harsh blow to working families, it would add some $629 billion to the deficit in order to provide new tax cuts for the richest 2 percent of Americans.

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Jeers to fat assets, cheers for action on jobs

Fortune 500 companies are sitting on $1.18 trillion while Alan Simpson calls seniors "greedy geezers" - but cheers to the folks and organizations who are doing something about it.

What the Times is not telling you

The Times muddies the water on taxes, Social Security, Medicare, and a few other things - are we surprised?

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New Jersey forces families into “pay to play” scheme

Ever since the November elections, the New Jersey middle class has been under attack from their newly-elected governor, Chris Christie.

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Racial wealth gap quadruples in 20 years

Capitalism is bad for working-class people. Unregulated capitalism is even worse.

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The GOP's terrorist heroes

When do right-wingers think an act of politically motivated violence is not terrorism? When a white man flies his airplane into a federal building and kills an African American, as Joe Stack did, Feb. 18,

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