ROBERT REICH – The tsunami of money now flowing from corporations into the swamp of American politics is larger than ever. And this money â€“ bankrolling almost all politicians and financing attacks on their opponents â€“ is undermining American democracy as much as did the 147 seditionist members of Congress. Maybe more.
LAWRENCWE WITTNER – Isnâ€™t it rather odd that Americaâ€™s largest single public expenditure scheduled for the coming decades has received no attention in the 2015-2016 presidential debates? The expenditure is for a thirty-year program to â€œmodernizeâ€ the U.S. nuclear arsenal and production facilities. Although President Obama began his administration with a dramatic public commitment to build a nuclear weapons-free world, that commitment has long ago dwindled and died.
TOM H. HASTINGS – We are SOS in the Middle East. Stuck on Stupid. Can we get unstuck?