Sunday, 28 November , 2021

US society

Murders in the US rose 30% in 2020 with multiple cities...

27 Sep, 2021 The latest crime report from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) shows a historic rise in murders in the US for 2020. Murders...

Homelessness in the US exploded before the pandemic

Βy Adam McLean 21 March 2021 A new “point-in-time” report from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) shows that homelessness increased significantly during the...

The Best American Short Stories 2020: The state of mind of...

By James MacDonald 11 March 2021 The annual editions of The Best American Short Stories (BASS) series can be counted on for two things: First, each...

Trump’s Democrats

By Stephanie Muravchik and Jon A. Shields September 29, 2020 Why did hundreds of Democratic strongholds break for Donald Trump in 2016 and...

The biggest problem with capitalism? Not enough capitalists

By Gary Hamel and Michele Zanini * November 21, 2020 The recent election gave voice to millions of Americans frustrated with their economic circumstances—a concern that predates...

Where Covid-19 Has Already Killed More Than One Person Per Thousand

By Eric Zuesse originally posted at Strategic Culture Nov. 16,2020 As-of November 15th, more than one person per thousand had already died from the Covid-19 virus (coronavirus-19)...

The Roots of American Misery

By James K. Galbraith Sep 18, 2020 Among recent inquiries into the sources of American discontent, one finds many simplistic diagnoses based on dubious cliches, but...

Healthcare Ratings of the World’s Countries

By Eric Zuesse The latest (October 17th) issue, of the leading medical journal, The Lancet, provides the most detailed analyses and ratings ever, of the...

The Racial Wealth Gap Is About the Upper Classes

Here’s an idea: we should redistribute wealth from the largely white 1 percent to the poor and working class of all races — tackling...

Kenosha Unsurprising

by Paul Street August 28, 2020 Photograph by Nathaniel St. Clair There is little to be surprised about by recent events in Kenosha, Wisconsin given: + The deepening...