Myths That Just Won’t Die

Yesterday was Columbus Day, the day that the federal government recognizes Christopher Columbus as the first European explorer to set foot in North America. Over the last fifty years, we’ve seen the day’s celebration change dramatically as Native Americans have […]

East Texas Review: Barclay on Financial Transaction Tax

Great opinion piece by former Chicago Stock Exchange executive and Wealth for Common Good member, Bill Barclay: We must reduce the role of finance so that it once again supports the real economy of goods and services, rather than playing […]

Distr: Raise My Taxes, Please

President Obama has made it clear that he wants to erase the Bush-era tax cuts for the highest earners in the country, even as he preserves the tax cuts for middle- and working-class Americans. There are plenty of Republicans and […]

In These Times: In These Times: Can The Rich Really Save Us?

BOSTON—After hearing Ralph Nader discuss his new book, Only the Super-Rich Can Save Us, at an event here Friday night, a man expressed the concern many Nader supporters felt upon reading the book’s title. Only the rich? A book about […]