More police will not cure Chicago's violence problem

By Andy Thayer, Crain's Chicago Business, Sept., 23rd, 2016  Read more »

Wells Fargo exec who headed scandal unit retires and gets $125 million reward

Fox News.com  Sept. 13, 2016

The Wells Fargo executive who oversaw a unit that created almost 2 million unauthorized customer accounts is set to retire from the company with a nearly $125 million payday, and reports say the bank isn’t likely to cut the strings on her golden parachute as she walks out the door.   Read more »

Chicago Broke? No way! says Tom Tresser. And he proves it.

Chicago's busted says everyone from the Mayor to the business elites and bond rating bookies.  So we've got to close schools and health clinics, cut pensions, wages and benefits, scale down future plans. Privatize, privatize.  Think small Chicago.  Make no big plans.  Read more »

Bernie Sanders: THE TRANS - PACIFIC TRADE (TPP) AGREEMENT MUST BE DEFEATED

 

Senator Sanders: THE TRANS-PACIFIC TRADE (TPP)  AGREEMENT MUST BE DEFEATED  Read more »

Labor’s Neoliberal Caucus

by at Jacobin  Read more »

Vote for the Lying Neoliberal Warmonger: It’s Important--Adolph Reed Jr.

By Adolph Reed Jr., in Common Dreams, Thursday, August 18, 2016

Reed explains why defeating Donald Trump—despite what we know about Hillary Clinton—should be the left's primary national electoral objective this November.  Read more »

Clinton’s Transition Team: A Corporate Presidency Foretold

By Norman Solomon,  Op Ed at Nation of Change, August 22, 2016

Clinton’s smooth rhetoric should not change the fact that — on a vast array of issues — basic principles will require progressives to fight against her actual policy goals, every step of the way.  Read more »

I Let You Down: A Public Apology to Michael Moore--Donna Smith

By Donna Smith, Ex. Dir. Progressive Democrats of America, at Common Dreams  Friday, August 19, 2016

I have fought as hard as I could, but the battle is not won.  Read more »