Clearly, wealth is power. In our system of extreme inequality, the wealthiest few have far more power to buy property resources, politicians, elections, laws and entire governments.
This article is part of a Point/Counterpoint series. Click here to see the following response about Libertarian Socialism. ~ I hope to explain what libertarian capitalism is, and what anarcho-capitalism is. Government has two main aspects – extent and purpose. Extent – how much violence-power it wields – can be gauged by how much a…
Human relationships seem to be the most complicated in the world, with courtship possibly lasting years before a pair settles down.
When my lady-love and I got in line for The LEGO Batman Movie, I had set the bar pretty high.
If we could talk with animals, we could ask them if they loved that special valentine of theirs, commonly referred to as a mate.
“Santa Clarita Diet” only popped up on my radar a month or so ago with a clever, minimalist ad campaign that gave away just enough to intrigue: this is a show where Drew Barrymore eats people, and Justified’s Timothy Olyphant plays her relaxed stoner husband.
It’s been about two weeks of President Donald Trump, and we’ve already experienced an international embarrassment with an immigration ban on passengers from seven Muslim-majority countries that had to be blocked by the Judicial branch.
Between every bite and within every second of our lives comes the question of how to sustain ourselves and our families.
Well, it’s official: Donald Trump is the least American American president in the history of the office. He has zero concept of what this country stands for, and the last week has gone above and beyond to prove that.
Thomas Jefferson said “The only security of all is in a free press.” Since then we’ve added radio, television, and Internet. But can the media speak truth to power when six mega-corporations own 90 percent of American media?