Labor

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Delta Airlines, a terrorist to workers in the sky

I think the Department of Homeland Security should put the entire airlines on the no fly list. Delta Airlines fired a worker for speaking out. Hedges said two Delta managers issued his termination after citing comments he made in a Workday Minnesota video posted on 15 Now’s Facebook page. In the video, Hedges states, “A

Corporatism

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Republican Attorneys General form secret lobbying group for Big Oil

Conservatives are just disgusting people. Major energy companies have effectively created a secret law firm of conservative attorneys general to persuade Washington lawmakers to gut environmental regulations, according to an investigation by the New York Times. In return, these senior government officials have received millions of dollars to help them win political campaigns. Attorneys general

Economy

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In the UK people bury loved ones in back yards because of inequality

The only thing that trickles down in voodoo, neoliberal, Freidmanite, Thatcherite, Reaganite market fundamentalist economics is poverty and inequality. In the United Kingdom people can’t even afford to bury their loved ones in cemeteries. Emma Lewell-Buck told Parliament that people are holding “do-it-yourself funerals” because of an 80 per cent rise in fees over the

Poverty

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In Silicon Valley the poor ride a bus all night

In the movie Snowpiercer, what’s left of humanity is resigned to ride on a train with a perpetual motion engine. The world around them is inhospitable to human life so their existence is carried out on this train. To draw a comparison to something that happens in the real world, we bare witness to the

Working Families Party

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So you lost a midterm election

As bad as things may seem remember a few things. A lot of the seats that were up for grabs were in conservative states. I can’t fathom why Maryland would elect a Republican governor but oh well. The truth is that both political parties are miserable failures. Progressives work hard to elect Democrats because the

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