The Highroad

Why won’t Trump stand up to Putin?

As Donald Trump said: “Strange things happen in life.” Yes — like him! Take that strange bromance he’s got going with his presidential counterpart,...

Donald Trump’s strange bromance with Rodrigo Duterte

We’ve had a great relationship,” exulted a giddy Donald Trump, following his two-day schmoozefest in Manila with the thuggish Philippine president, Rodrigo Duterte. Duterte, who...

Welcome to the new ‘Trump Tower’ he’s building for you

If you’ve ever been to any of the cities graced with a Trump hotel, casino, resort, etc., you know that The Donald splashes his...

Why are we giving corporate welfare to Amazon?

Isn’t it funny that right-wing politicians across the country piously rant against giving a few bucks worth of jobless benefits to the needy, then...

Would you trust John Yoo?

Noting that the U.S. military was developing armed, autonomous robots to serve as battleground soldiers in our wars, a 2015 New York Times article...

Time for Democratic Party leaders to get going — or go

Good news, people — at last, congressional Democrats have gotten a clue, grown some spine and are beginning to act like... well, like Democrats! In...

Can a robot do your job?

With corporations socking away massive profits, and with the labor market fairly tight, why are worker’s wages still stuck at miserly and even poverty...

When will Wall Street quit being stupid?

The self-described “Geniuses of Wall Street” are being stupid. Again. In 2007, their stupid schemes and frauds crashed our economy, destroying middle-class jobs, wealth and...

Should churches become unholy temples of dark money?

You know what’s wrong with American politics? It’s that there just aren’t enough ways for giant corporations and mega-rich political donors to funnel their...

Can’t America do better than today’s ripoff health care system?

Rather than a health care system, our country’s leaders have kept us shackled to a “corporate care” system, allowing insurance giants, drug company gougers,...

A health care system for people, not just for corporate profit

America is number one in health care! But before erupting in proud chants of USA! USA! — note that we’re only number one in...

The gaping hole in Trump’s border wall

How much of your money does Donald Trump want to pour into his xenophobic fantasy of erecting an impenetrable wall on our Mexican border? The...
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