To Pay for Subsidies to Massive Corporations, States Are Waging War on Poor Families

By deploying sensational language and fantastical imagery to stir outrage about single mothers “living off the public dole,” politicians have succeeded in diverting attention away from America’s real “welfare queens”: Defense contractors, arms manufacturers, oil giants, and low wage employers, from Walmart to McDonald’s. Continue reading

Bankrupt Detroit

Dave Zirin The Nation The headline juxtaposition boggles the mind. You have, on one day, “Detroit Files Largest Municipal Bankruptcy in History.” Then on the next, you have “Detroit Plans to Pay For New Red Wings Hockey Arena Despite … Continue reading