A Federally Guaranteed Job in the Hour of Kale

Give a man kale, and he will eat for a day. Give a man a job growing kale, and he will eat for a lifetime.

A Federal Jobs Guarantee is Crucial For Progressive Policies

Having a FJG waiting in the wings for people who are impacted by any of these disruptions in our economy, however well-intended, is crucial.

We Want Rakes

To clean up the mess created in Washington by Austerity.

The Environmental Impacts of Fracking in the United States

Our oil and gas companies, the media, and even the government agencies designated to protect us have led us to believe the process is safe. But is it?

Steven Grumbine Interviews Steven Hail, Australian Economist

Steve and Steven discuss what the prospects are for a viable economic system with a 40 percent reduction by 2030 and no new emissions by 2050.

Verifiable Facts and Hard Decisions Pt. I

In a world of 'fake news', you can still find the truths to build your worldview.

Monuments of Full Employment

Implementing a Federal Jobs Guarantee, along with a Green New Deal, and increased spending on our infrastructure, we can start to rebuild a middle class that has been languishing for

The “petrodollar” has no bearing on any country’s ability to fully employ its people.

"As far as what specifically would happen if the world stopped using the United States dollar for oil? The answer is, “Very little.””

Truth Above Party

Nothing gets done until we all understand macroeconomic reality.

Last Exit to the Road Less Traveled

"We are no longer at a fork. The fork is half-a-century behind us. The goal is not to get the superhighway to somehow re-route itself and follow the path less traveled."

The Trump Administration's Plot to Kill Government Agencies

It is the oligarchy, much as it was before, only now without any semblance of secrecy or shame.

Nebraska’s Most Progressive Gubernatorial Candidate May Become the Republican Nominee

If you want to support Gabel, the most progressive candidate on either side, you still can.

The Big Three

So long as progressive leaders are allowed to back-pedal on this topic—to try, somehow, to go forward based on the old economics of “commodity” money—little progress can ever be made to address the Big Three challenges that are growing more formidable every day.

Demand What You Deserve

We don't need a resistance, we need a REVOLUTION of mind, body and spirit -- the kind of revolution that changes how we see the world!

DEBUNKING SUPERFOODS #3: GLOBAL WARMING AND GMOs ARE TURNING SALMON INTO ANTIBIOTIC-FILLED ZOMBIES

There are many benefits to eating salmon which cannot be disputed. However, the environment, human interaction, and mislabeling can add more risks than most people realize.

DEBUNKING SUPERFOODS #2: WHOLE GRAINS ARE MARKETED BY DRUG COMPANIES

In the second installment of the Debunking Superfoods series, we discuss whole grains, which are grain products that keep the husky outside parts of the grain after processing.

We Must Hold Our Leaders Accountable

In the United States of America, and throughout every state, the infrastructure of our highways, airports, and especially our water supply are in dire need of repair.

DEBUNKING SUPERFOODS #1: COCONUT WATER KILLS MORE OLD PEOPLE THAN BANANAS

One fad that has yet to completely go away are 'superfoods". This is the first segment in my Superfoods series, an in-depth look at the liquid gold of superfoods, Coconut Water.

The Science of Progressivism: Human Nature, Pt. II

The way we are made shines light on how we should live. The way the natural world is made shines light on the world we should live in.

YOU’RE ABOUT TO SEE SOME REALLY COOL GREEN RENEWABLE ENERGY STUFF

Green renewables are getting slicker, cooler, and more practical. This article contains a fair amount of link candy, so please ready your clicker and come along for the ride.

Rage Against Austerity

Voters are easily distracted and politicians gleeful of our short memories.

The Science of Progressivism: Human Nature, Pt. I

The way we are made shines light on how we should live. The way the natural world is made shines light on the world we should live in.

Just Help Disaster Victims

Be it at the state or the federal level, I guess it's a lot easier to just watch people die than it is to help them. And we all know that Monday morning quarterbacking isn't going to help the situation.

Where Safety Considerations Don't Matter; The Keystone XL Story

An pre-decision explanation on what will happen with the Keystone XL Pipeline, the present danger, and where people can go if they are interested in changing the circumstances.

#BREAKING: Sen. Manchin Submits Deceptive New Energy Legislation

I wonder what CERTAIN strategic energy the Senator from WEST VIRGINIA is talking about.... *cough* COAL! *cough* Does he really think that American voters are that oblivious to deceptive legislation?

Mainstream Media Helped Big Polluters Legitimize Climate Change Denial

Mainstream media outlets have lent credence to conservative think tanks funded by big polluters who have organized a concerted disinformation campaign for years to propagate climate change denial and skepticism

Republicans and Democrats Can Not Lead the Climate Change Charge

Today, people realize that there is a correlation between human activity and what happens in our environment. If we dump into rivers, we will pollute it for residents.

On Losing Hope and Reclaiming It In a Season of Rebellion

Why we should never lose hope amongst the despair of this election season.

Trump Is Not the Problem

Trump is a symptom of the deeper problem we have in America: the fact that our country is morally and ethically bankrupt.