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Why Have the American People Decided to Throw Out Their Political Leaders and Start Over? Feb. 28, 2020

Neil Patel

Now that Sen. Bernie Sanders is surging and a populist-left Sanders versus populist-right Trump race... Read More

Make Previous Skills Count When Finding New Career Feb. 06, 2020

At Work

Q: I come from a family where all my younger brothers got jobs in the trades, as I did. I'm in my la... Read More

Rags Against the Machine Apr. 30, 2019

The Science Advice Goddess

I'm a slim woman in my early 40s — successful in my field — and I am always in jeans, a... Read More

It's Not Socialism; It's What the People Want Mar. 13, 2019

Jim Hightower

"Socialism," snarled Donald Trump at a recent pep rally of far-right Republicans. And the obedient c... Read More

Corporations Are Playing With Our Food -- and With Our Heads Mar. 06, 2019

Jim Hightower

From kitchen tables worldwide, you can hear a chorus of parents chastising their children with the s... Read More

Just Say 'No' to the Corporate Bribe Racket Feb. 20, 2019

Jim Hightower

The richest man in the world, who heads one of the world's largest and richest corporations, is also... Read More

Stop Cleaning Up Her Messes Jan. 30, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I have a 40-year-old daughter who is lazy. When she injures herself, has surgery or is s... Read More

Friction With Brother-in-Law Jan. 04, 2019

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: My twin sister and brother-in-law visited me for the recent holiday. I love my sister, a... Read More

Employee Soon Quits Inhumane Environment Dec. 13, 2018

At Work

Q: I am several years from retirement age, so I needed a part-time job for extra money. I was happy ... Read More

Boss Takes Credit for Subordinate's Work Nov. 22, 2018

At Work

Q: I've been in the same job for five years, and I have a good work record. I've done extra assignme... Read More

A Bawdyhouse of Bad Right-Wing Ideas Oct. 24, 2018

Jim Hightower

Ideally, elections are about ideas. In our dark times of money-soaked, bitterly negative campaigns, ... Read More

Corporate Democrats Still Don't Have a Clue How to Get Progressives to Vote for Them Aug. 10, 2018

Ted Rall

When 28-year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez upset a 10-term incumbent congressman in New York — ... Read More

Road Map for Tax Reform Dec. 06, 2017

Betsy McCaughey

House and Senate Republicans are racing to hammer out a tax cut agreement that blends the House bill... Read More

Good Riddance, 2016: A Wish List for 2017 Dec. 31, 2016

Diane Dimond

As my father would have said about the year 2016, "So long, and don't let the door hit you in the ru... Read More

Lame Ducks and Corporate Tax Privileges Oct. 06, 2016

Veronique de Rugy

Congress recently passed another short-term continuing resolution to avoid a government shutdown and... Read More

Bonds, Corporate Bonds Nov. 04, 2015

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I'm 57 and have $129,000 in cash in my IRA. My broker suggested that I invest in fiv... Read More

The Corporate Rapture Is Here Jul. 14, 2014

Marc Dion

Oh, Hallelujah! Oh, Hallelujah! The day is here! The great, gettin' up go-to-work mornin' is here! C... Read More

Christie's Budget Choice May. 23, 2014

David Sirota

The most troubling aspect of 2016 presidential candidate Chris Christie's refusal this week to make ... Read More

Is Journalism Losing Its Nerve? May. 16, 2014

David Sirota

When I went into journalism, one of the first things I was told as a freshman is that journalism is ... Read More

Corporate Lobbyists Challenged by a Growing "Populist Lobby" May. 07, 2014

Jim Hightower

Imagine a bold headline blaring, "An Army of 1,500 Lobbyists Swarms Capitol Hill." But that wouldn'... Read More