Rich, white & in total control: The clearest evidence yet that our democracy is broken

SALON GOP politicians like Scott Walker work hard to suppress the vote. New data gives us a good idea why This week the Census Bureau released their data on voter turnout in the 2014 election, and the numbers are abysmal. In 2014, only 41.9 percent of the voting age citizen population turned out, the lowest… More Rich, white & in total control: The clearest evidence yet that our democracy is broken

KRUGMAN UNDRESSES THE GOP

Salon The New York Times columnist explains how California’s success puts conservative dogma to shame In his latest column for the New York Times, award-winning economist and best-selling author Paul Krugman argues that California’s recent success — and Kansas’ ongoing failure — is yet more proof that conservative anti-tax dogma “is nonsense.” After citing Justice… More KRUGMAN UNDRESSES THE GOP

KRUGMAN: We Are On The Brink Of A Technology Revolution That Will Transform Our Economy

As a quasi techie, this article caught my eye… Business Insider A life-changing technology revolution, which we thought it was decades away, is upon us, says economist Paul Krugman, author of “End This Depression Now!” “So far the information technology revolution doesn’t hold a candle to previous technology revolutions,” Krugman said in an interview with Business… More KRUGMAN: We Are On The Brink Of A Technology Revolution That Will Transform Our Economy

Krugman: 9/11 made Bush, Giuliani become ‘fake heroes’

I’d have to agree with Nobel prize winner in economics, Paul Krugman on his assessment… The Raw Story This story may not be going away for a long while. New York Times columnist Paul Krugman lashed out at the commemoration of the 10 year anniversary of September 11th, labeling George W. Bush and Rudy Giuliani… More Krugman: 9/11 made Bush, Giuliani become ‘fake heroes’