The Hilarious Hubris of Donald Trump: After Mexico Disaster He Insults All Hispanics, then China
UPDATE: NBC has now severed ties with Trump over his derogatory statements about immigrants. One of the major problems egotistical leaders have is their inability to accept reality. While ego may get them to the top, lack of self awareness can often lead to their downfall. From ...read more
Uruguay Pulls Out Of The Drug War: How Long Until We All Join Her?
When the 2nd World War came to a close, the establishment of the U.N. was supposed to usher in a new era of peace. Yet as the 20th century has turned into the 21st, the new status quo of the international order was shown not to be an end of wars but an end of wars that end. ...read more
Obama vs Romney Jobs Plan
Ezra Klein compares and contrasts the key points in Obama and Romney's jobs plan: In his news conference, Romney emphasized four ideas in his plan: expanding domestic energy production, working out trade agreements with Latin America, cracking down on China and cutting the ...read more
Why are Grad Students Ditching Wall St for Small Business and Social Entrepreneurialism?
By Ben Cohen: One of the main motivators for doing exceptionally well at school is the prospect of a high paying job afterwards. In the modern economy, salaries are highest in the financial sector, and given America's gigantic student debt problem, it makes sense that the best ...read more
Noam Chomsky on Economic Hope in Latin America
By Ben Cohen: The popularity of austerity in America and most of the industrialized world has revealed the truth about how modern economics works: Economies are beholden to banking institutions and have little control over their own destinies. Austerity measures are not ...read more
Chris Hedges on Liberal Sell Outs
In response to the liberal media's hostile reaction to Cornel West's tirade against Obama, Chris Hedges counters with a withering critique of what he sees as the dissipating left in America: The liberal class, by allowing radical movements to be dismembered through Red baiting ...read more