Perspectives

  • May 21, 2013
    Ten years after George Bush's tax cut on dividends, Bruce Bartlett says even conservative economists can't defend it, including the one who pushed it through.
  • May 20, 2013
    Chris Hedges writes that we must either defy the corporate state or accept our extinction as a species. He believes rebellion is the only way to remain fully human.
  • May 19, 2013
    Greg Kaufmann speaks with labor union organizer Stephen Lerner about the intersection between poverty and Wall Street accountability.
  • May 19, 2013
    Robert Reich explains why reducing government programs hurts the American people in the long run (and why Republicans won't stop doing it).
  • May 16, 2013
    The executive director of the Project on Government Oversight says the AP case marks a new frontier in government overreach.
  • May 16, 2013
    Billionaires with an axe to grind, now is your time. Mother Jones' Andy Kroll surveys the new landscape of American "democracy" where those with big bucks call the shots.
  • May 11, 2013
    How the U.S. government spent seven years and untold dollars to silence one man.
  • April 22, 2013
    Sentenced to jail for actions she took to protest fracking, Sandra Steingraber writes about her experience, her continuing resolve and the inspiration of a fellow inmate.
  • April 15, 2013
    While it’s a great testament to our nation’s progress to have stories about Obama’s smart girls, Reniqua Allen writes that we need to make “ordinary” black kids a commonplace as well.
  • April 14, 2013
    Deborah Weinstein says the best things in the president's budget probably won't became policy, while the not-so-great things probably will.