Bernie Sanders needs Secret Service protection. This guy is walking around saying what Bobby Kennedy would say if he were alive.
Are you a socialist? Take the test….
A 2011 study yields surprising results. The word “socialist” was, for all intents and purposes, dead and buried after the fall of the Iron Curtain. But it has enjoyed a huge resurgence […]
Two reasons why the new CREDO Action petition to limit CEO salaries wouldn’t work
There’s a new petition going around – maybe you’ve seen it on Facebook. It points up our growing rich-poor gap and asks Congress to cap CEO pay, which is obscene in many […]
Terry Pratchett and the 99%: A reply to Gavin Chait
When we were putting S&R together in 2007 I hunted down Gavin Chait and begged him to join us. He’s one of the smartest guys I know, a relentless, good faith thinker […]
NASA, American exceptionalism, and me: older, and less viable
Fourth in a series As a child turning teen in the late 1950s, the black-and-white RCA in the living room received only three channels … well, four, but we didn’t watch PBS. […]
Good news for the sons of the rich (by Paul Szep)
Postcard from the End of the Earth: Nosara, Costa Rica
I am on the way back from Costa Rica, in Miami Airport, dodging posses of young Christians on their way to or from “missions” in the Caribbean or Latin America. They wear bright […]
The other Congressional Club (by Paul Szep)
Aboard the USS Very Wealthy (by Paul Szep)
The American Parliament: our nation’s 10 political parties
Part two in a series. Forgive me for abstracting and oversimplifying a bit, but one might argue that American politics breaks along the following 10 lines: Social Conservatives Neocons Business Conservatives Traditional […]