15 Apr 2019

Page From the Muller Report Found In Virginia

      This is a copy of a document, believed to be original, found in a parking lot outside of a Sonics in suburban Alexandria, Virginia, near the special Naval Intelligence Agency. The document was written on the letterhead of the U.S. Special Counsel and was wrapped around a

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03 Mar 2019

The Shanda Problem and the Republicans

            A recent opinion piece in the Boston Globe elicited many responses in the Jewish community for its assertion that many Jews involved in the alt-right are willing participants in spreading white nationalist, and even anti-Semitic propaganda, even if they claim they are not aware

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11 Dec 2018

From Baghdad to Madison the Neoliberal Agenda is Unfolding

Seizing political control in the most advanced, economically sophisticated and wealthy democracy in the western world requires huge amounts of money, political manipulation, military and political control stealth, and raw power. Taking political control is a process that has to be almost imperceptible until it reaches its near-final stages. Only

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16 Oct 2018

Public Pension Underfunding Hits $6 Trillion, But It Should Be Higher

      The unfunded liability of public pension funds is not something typically discussed by politicians and average citizens, but it should be. That’s because unfunded pension liabilities affect the fiscal stability of entire states, millions of public employees, from teachers and firemen to city hall secretaries and anyone

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09 Oct 2018

Florida Voters: Vote No on Amendment 10 on November 6

      When political emotions run high, there is a higher probability of civil rights abuses, especially by people with political or administrative power. This is the danger of a provision in Amendment 10–the so-called “Protection Amendment–which calls for a constitutional amendment that would, in part, mandate the establishment

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26 Sep 2018

ESG Investing Gets a New Boost and a New App

      Social investing, now called Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing, has been around since the 1970s, but it now has a new 21st Century incarnation that matches app technology, with focused environmental and social values. These are then combined into equity portfolios designed with maximum appeal to

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14 Jun 2018

Mutualfundreform.com is now Theprogressiveinvestor.org

      Since it was created in 2011, Mutualfundreform.com has sought to educate investors and future retirees about the ways to secure a more financially stable retirement.  Now, something is happening that can increase your odds of having a more financially stable retirement. That is the start of a

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12 Jun 2018

Some Lucky Teachers Getting Extra Credit for Home Subsidies

  During the summer, teacher strikes in West Virginia, Arizona, Oklahoma and Kentucky all focused on issues relating to pay and benefits, but one important factor was also addressed: Teachers working full time cannot afford to buy or rent homes near where they work. This is especially true in school

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02 Apr 2018

When Financial Corporations Rip-Off Their Own Employees

[sgmb id=”2″]   Taking advantage of a stranger is bad enough, but what happens when a large financial firm knowingly takes advantage of its own employees? And to make matters worse, what happens when the employees are disadvantaged by their own employers in their own 401(k) plans? You would think

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27 Nov 2017

If Only Congress Had this Much Guts

[sgmb id=”1″] If only Congress had this much guts.   Ralph Cramden Rips Donald Trump a New One This is just too good. Posted by Lucid Nation on Wednesday, February 17, 2016

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