2012 Archives

Posted at Truthout on Mar. 4, 2012

The Supreme Court and the Death of Progress

Ten years from now we will all look back at this upcoming election and we’ll realize that it was here that the Progressive wave of reform that surged forward at the turn of the 20th Century – and made life better for billions of people in this nation over the last 100 years – finally broke and receded backward into the abyss.
Posted at Truthout on Mar. 3, 2012

Greece’s New Americanized Health Care System

Just when the austerity-ravaged people of Greece thought things couldn’t get any worse for them, their universal healthcare system is dismantled and turned into an American-style death system.
Posted at Democratic underground on Mar. 1, 2012

School & Religious Freedom Dying in Louisiana

Public education is dying in the state of Louisiana - and religious freedom is dying right alongside it. Earlier this month - the Republican-controlled state legislature approved a new school voucher program in Louisiana that shifts tens of millions of taxpayer dollars AWAY from public schools and TOWARD private, religious schools.