Category Archives: Political Economy

10 Reasons the GOP Win is Disastrous for the U.S.

The recent gains in the U.S. House of Representatives and attaining the majority in the U.S. Senate are ominous for the middle class in the U.S., and for the economy.

How to Dissect a Civilisation

The sequester is cutting essential programs that will irreparably harm our economy, and more importantly, our society.

The Budget Man Cometh

Ryan’s budget reminds me of groundhog day, every budget looks the same, with a different date, regardless of the fact that the President will never sign it and the people dont want it.

Suicide By Government

The sequester will be upon us in four days, and Congress is whiling away its time on pettiness and ad hominem attacks instead of tackling the issue.

The Night they Drove the US Down

The Republican plan to destroy Washington as a political force is gathering steam as we race full tilt towards the sequester and another financial crisis.

Hard Wage for Hard Work

Raising the minimum wage is essential to the growth of the economy. It is a sure-fire bet that conservatives, business and the wealthy allies will be intransigent on this issue.

Biting the hand that feeds you

Many People in the UK want to break ties with the European Union. This is a mistake for both partners, brought on by members of the Conservative party.

The Incredible Growing Government

The Republican response to the State of the Union was tepid at best, insipid at worst, either way, it was irrelevant to the problems facing the nation.

A Strong Republican Party

The disarray on the right-wing is not healthy for this democracy, or for the Republican Party. Republicans need to move back to the center for the good of the nation.

Suffocate the Middle Class

Conservatives are playing the austerity song once more, using the sequester and debt ceiling to hold the country to ransom. Lets hope they fail.


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