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A Just Cause – Shining a Spotlight on Capitol Hill & Congresswoman Suzan DelBene – 02.19.17

The host Cliff Stewart, Lisa Stewart and Lamont Banks will be Shining a Spotlight on Capitol Hill and Congresswoman Suzan DelBene, who was first sworn into the House of Representatives on November 13, 2012 and one that brings a unique voice to the nation’s capital, with more than two decades of experience as a successful technology entrepreneur and business leader in the private sector.

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Steven Singer – Why Schools Should NOT Be Run Like Businesses

America loves business. We worship the free market. Nothing is more infallible – not reason, not morals, not even God. Money is the true measure of success – the more you have, the better a person you are. This perverted ideology has taken over much of American life. Where we once cared about our country, justice and fair play, today …

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Les Leopold – Hillary’s Economic Agenda Sure Looks Like Payback for Wall St Giving Her Huge Piles of Campaign Cash

Billed as a major populist economic address, Hillary Clinton recently put forth her jobs program in Michigan. Wall Street is smiling. Her program fits perfectly within the neoliberal framework as she focuses on how to use public funds and policies to promote private sector gain. There are tax incentives to urge large and small corporations to create more jobs in …

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Peter Gosselin – Why American Teens Aren’t Working Summer Jobs Anymore

This was supposed to be a better year for teenagers to land summer jobs, and July has always been the peak month for such positions. Things haven’t worked out that way, according to the Labor Department’s latest jobs report. On an unadjusted basis — which is probably fairer given the question is seasonal jobs — there was a 1.2 million increase in teen …

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Nick Licata – ALEC, Where Corporations Are “People” Like You and Me

Unlike other political organizations of locally elected public officials, corporations, business associations, and think tanks are full voting ALEC members, referred to as the private-interest partners. From talking to one private-interest member, the cost of joining ALEC is just over $1,000 but to vote in one of ALEC’s task forces that make policies, the cost goes above $3,000. I suspect …

The Hidden Hand: The Forces behind America’s Economic Destruction

The Hidden Hand: The Forces behind America’s Economic Destruction Gary Null Progressive Radio Network, May 13, 2014   On the Brink of Economic Calamity We are witnessing unprecedented low points in American economic history as 50 million Americans—17 million of them children—are living below the poverty line[i],[ii] while 47 million citizens rely on food stamps[iii]. All told, the 2008 economic …