The Highroad

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...

Trump versus the wisdom of Robert E. Lee

While our present president’s moral character seems stuck somewhere between boorish and brutish, it’s only fair to note that he also has an aesthetic...

Will you enlist in ‘Trump’s War’?

President Trump might have dodged military service in his youth, but he certainly is militaristic — he is bellicose, likes to issue commands, and...

Who’s drafting Trump’s ‘New NAFTA’ deal; and who’s not?

Like rose blossoms, a politician’s promises can be beautiful when they burst into full, glorious bloom — only to see them fade over time...

How is Trump like Humpty-Dumpty?

Comandante Trump, El Jefe, the gringo strongman! That’s the image our current commander-in-chief seems to be cultivating. He has surrounded himself with generals, cavalierly threatened...

Wall Street thieves find ‘new way’ to steal from us

We know that millions of American families lost their homes after Wall Street’s 2007 financial crash... but where did all those houses go? It turns...

Living wage preemption act

The governors of many states are boldly stepping forward these days to stop grassroots democracy. Yes, noting that local citizens and officials have been passing...

Should we entrust our school children to corporate profiteers?

Betsy DeVos and her hubby, Dick, are lucky enough to have inherited a big chunk of the multibillion-dollar fortune that Daddy DeVos amassed through...

Real news, fake news and BS news

How can journalism help people make sense of our turbulent world if it can’t make sense of itself? In addition to “news” (which involves reporting...

Amazon buys out Whole Foods: What’s it to us?

Wall Street analysts tell us that Amazon’s $14 billion buy-out of Whole Foods Market is not only a win-win for both of them —...
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