What Freedom?

Another Fourth of July has come and gone, and with it another bombastic celebration of freedom. Freedom is one of our most celebrated ideals, and for good reason. These days, though, it seems actual freedom is in fairly short supply; and, depending on who you ask, it can mean different things. Nathan Locke explores how the trappings of freedom have obscured the essence of it in this reflection.

Do We Have Free Journalism?

Is there freedom of the Press in this country? No, but there is absolute freedom of Press executives. And it shows.

No Justice, No Peace

Why do politicians and the elite peddle “sticker shock” at social programs – like a New Deal – yet not the same “sticker shock” at our bloated military costs?

MMT Is No Joke - The Joke is How It’s Used

This is the real “joke that’s not funny.” MMT is no joke - but how it is currently being abused is. A progressive application of MMT (again, not MMT itself) merely seeks to shift that 'socialism' MLK mentioned away from imperialist behavior and toward our own countrypeople.