Mitt Romney running a seminar on inequality

Should we all start praying for Mitt Romney? The GOP presidential hopeful from Bain Capital has become a walking, talking object lesson on how our plutocracy works - and why we desperately need to end it.


Class war: They started it

The Republicans conveniently forget that they started the class war - and they've been winning it for years.


Don't be fooled by the Newt-Mitt-Rick show

Listening to the exchanges among the main Republican presidential candidates, it is easy to think that the debates are a television "reality show."


Winners and losers in South Carolina

While Gingrich won, the concerns of the American people were the biggest losers.


Marines in Afghanistan and Republican hate culture

The scandal that broke last week over U.S. Marines urinating on dead Afghanis is not simply a case of a few "bad apples," or "bad management" up the chain of command.


Sen. Kirk: Quit obstructing job creation, jobless benefit extension

Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., has carefully cultivated the image of a political moderate. It was that image that allowed him to get elected in 2010 in the first place.

Congress staggers home to angry constituents

The God-forsaken Republican-run 112th Congress staggered home for an almost month-long recess. After what it did and did not do, workers and their allies are using the break to give those lawmakers an earful.