The president is running scared. How better to explain the erratically raging tweet-storms on criminal immigrants, Amazon and other "stupid" businesses, NAFTA trade deficits, and, of course, the fake-news-loving, enemy-of-the-people media? A lot is riding on the outcome of the November mid-term elections. If the Senate flips to a Democratic majority, a real possibility, it … Continue reading As elections approach, expect more craziness from Trump
Clearly, my closing remarks at last month's NASW conference in Biloxi thumped some hot buttons, in fans and detractors alike. I'm told that no session has ever generated as much juice, and reactions - direct and indirect - are still rolling in. Reflecting the extraordinary political divide in the U.S. today, some would like me … Continue reading Pushing buttons
When the administration starts banning scientific terminology, the "truth" can be whatever the regime says it is.
Cuts to taxes and state social services? Social workers aren't happy - and Mississippians will suffer.
The ACA repeal will ultimately mean higher premiums for everyone and free up billions in subsidies for corporations.
When the tax-cut plan inevitably goes bust, look for austerity in the form of rollbacks to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.
Sabotaging the Affordable Care Act is the first step in creating the false narrative of Obamacare's "failure."
It's rare to hear the truth these days, but Sen. Bob Corker and a Silicon Valley CEO are speaking it.
More state cuts and a commitment to kill Obamacare undermine the "good news" and show that the people in power do not care for our collective well-being.
Despite the urgency and legitimacy of climate change, the U.S. has taken a giant leap backward.