A plutocrat honestly explains the new politics of America

Summary: After decades of work by America's plutocrats, aided by our apathy, they control all 3 branches, not just Federal but also most State and local governments. Control of a few more States will allow them to amend the Constitution, further entrenching their power. To better see where we are going, see this passage describing the UK … Continue reading A plutocrat honestly explains the new politics of America

The great Andrew Undershaft explains US politics

To cut through the analytical fog covering our Presidential elections, here is the transcript of a private meeting held in Washington in which a member of the 1% explains the cold realities of our political system.   What is the government of this country? Remarks to a to senior Senator by Andrew Undershaft CEO of … Continue reading The great Andrew Undershaft explains US politics

A look at America from a superior perspective: the future

Summary:  Today we have a guest author from another time.  He's a philosopher and playwright, providing an insightful look at our time as seen from the future -- a decade after the ending of our war on terror.  Although he provides few details, the events described are easy to identify.  Contents About pubic finance:  Nature's Long Credits About politics:  The … Continue reading A look at America from a superior perspective: the future

American is the arsenal of democracy. And the arsenal of tyranny. The profits are bigger that way.

Summary:  This discusses an often unsavory aspect of one the few remaining American export industries.  We close our eyes to it.  The people of the nations on the side of this trade often find it difficult to do so. Contents An introduction by George Bernard Shaw Introduction by Tom Engelhardt: Pimping Weapons to the World The … Continue reading American is the arsenal of democracy. And the arsenal of tyranny. The profits are bigger that way.