Category Archives: The War On Workers

Koch Bros Final Solution for Democracy: privatization of prisons

It may be that the push toward privately operated prisons does not arouse you greatly and, boy, do I understand. There’s so much, too much that arouses our fear and anger over what we see as capitalism’s creeping and creepy … Continue reading

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Koch Bros Final Solution to Democracy: Destroying labor unions

From Nancy MacLean’s Democracy in Chains: If the nation’s health, schools, and prisons, and the world’s climate, are at a watershed moment, so, too, is the U.S. labor force. A large body of research by economists and political scientists over … Continue reading

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News from the world of big profits

Two items from 538 Significant Digits: $100 billion in profit For the first time in history, the six biggest Wall Street banks — JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley — made $100 billion … Continue reading

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