During his Saturday campaign rally in Washington, Michigan, the “Hire America” President Donald Trump said that the U.S.A. unemployment numbers were so good that it was now possible to allow many more guest workers into the country to work the fields and take millions of other jobs. The audience gasped and then was silent. It reminded voters, some who vigorously supported Barack Obama, of how that progressive candidate promised to […]
How does a 100% tariff only increase the real price of a pair of prescription $600 eyeglass by only $15?
What does President Donald Trump’s tariffs on $50 billion worth of imports from China actually mean, and how will this affect you? The ministers of mainstream media have received their talking points from the same lobbyists who control Congress, and they are using scare tactics on the public. “A 25% tariff on a product will raise the cost of needed goods by a third, hurting the American consumer,” one son […]
Sometimes you have to cringe when a Capitalism fan praises the wonder of the “free market.” For example, “free market competition lowers prices…” Sounds great, but visit a store and compare the price of batteries from various companies – each one is within a penny of the other. Listen to the CEO of a major airline who explains: “we no longer compete on price because that’s bad for profits for […]
There’s little love in Paris this Springtime, as French President uses executive power to crush labor rights
Best of times for very rich; worst for the working class! France’s President Francois Hollande has learned many lessons on how to offer false promises from America’s President Barack Obama, who campaigned in 2008 with the following plans: convince the working class you stand for better wages and stronger unions say you will reduce job competition by ending reckless import of foreign labor suggest you will renegotiate current income-lowering trade […]
“It is not a question of substituting one ruling clique for another, but of changing the very methods of administering the economy and guiding the culture of the country. Bureaucratic autocracy must give place to Soviet democracy. A restoration of the right of criticism, and a genuine freedom of elections, are necessary conditions for the further development of the country. This assumes a revival of freedom of Soviet parties, beginning […]