The Highroad

How politically brain-dead is Tony Blair?

Tony Blair, Britain’s former prime minister, has lashed out at British voters for having “a shared hostility to globalization,” referring to their June 23...

How the feds encourage Wall Street banksterism

Hey, stop complaining that our government coddles Wall Street’s big, money-grubbing banks! Sure, they went belly-up and crashed our economy with their greed. And, yes,...

Big beer, big bully

If “bigger is better,” as the old saw claims, does that mean that biggest is best? Not in CorporateWorld. Chanting the bigger-is-better mantra, corporations...

Donald Drumpf is deranged

This year’s freakish presidential election has now devolved into an ethnic brouhaha between two foreigners: A Mexican and a German.        The “Mexican”...

Why Bill Clinton should just go away

What’s past, as Shakespeare told us, is prologue. So let’s flash back only two decades to that defining achievement of President Bill Clinton’s presidency: “...

Transforming humans into billboards

Billboards must to be living creatures, for they appear to propagate, spreading everywhere, growing to enormous size, shouting corporate messages at us — and...

How much does it cost to buy a public university’s integrity?

First came withering hoots of laughter when the honchos of George Mason University named their law school the “Antonin Scalia School Of Law.” Yes,...

What does it mean to ‘gig’ American workers?

No doubt you will be thrilled to learn that we now live and work in a “gig economy.” That’s the latest corporate buzz-phrase from Silicon...

How do coal barons get away with murder?

Coal mining is a filthy business. Literally. Miners not only get covered in the soot of their trade, but also suffer the suffocating death called...

Parsing the PR lies of Goldman Sachs

CorporateSpeak is an inane language that conveys seriousness without any sincerity. Consider this example from Goldman Sachs: “We are pleased to put these legacy matters...

Why Bernie will, should and must stay in the race

Surprisingly, this week’s prize for Stupidest Political Comment in the presidential race doesn’t go to Donnie Trump or Ted Cruz. Rather, that honor goes to...

Panama Papers reveal scandalous hypocrisy

It’s said that there’s nothing more vicious than a wild animal that’s cornered, but I’d add that there’s nothing more devious than a top...
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