Ed Rampell: This fourth annual confab has provided Angelenos with another encounter, live and in person, with pundits, commentators, spinmeisters, speechwriters, journalists of the chattering class, etc., who are mostly based in Washington, DeCeit and Manhattan.
Ed Rampell: As part of his ongoing struggle against fracking, Cromwell was back in court this week observing a hearing regarding the fate of the controversial Competitive Power Ventures power plant in Orange County, N.Y.
Ed Rampell: Washington’s response to the shooting of Scalise and three others was just as predictable as the House Majority Whip’s “pro-gun” and “family values” record—discussing more security for members of Congress.
Ed Rampell: Why anybody who considers him/herself to be progressive would want to be a part of and to “work within” such an entity is totally beyond my ability to comprehend.
Ed Rampell: Hillary Clinton and many others have charged that Trump has ruined small businesses and lives with his dubious business practices. But what if Trump has literally caused the loss of life?
Ed Rampell: Among those things the GOP nominee presumably doesn’t want voters informed about is the sound and fury that surrounded Trump International Hotel and Tower at Waikiki Beach Walk
Ed Rampell: U.S. mainstream media is flooded with calls for ramping up a military response, often proposed by the same historically discredited pundits and politicians who got it so wrong regarding Iraq, Libya, etc.
Ed Rampell: “Olvidados” graphically dramatizes social struggles south of the border, the dictatorial reactionary regimes armed and trained by the Yankee colossus in the north
ast December, as Jeb Bush prepared for his presidential bid, reports about his financial dealings revealed that, according to the L.A. Times: “Bush and his partners also set up two other funds. BH Logistics raised $26 million and invested it in Dorian LPG Ltd., a shipping company incorporated last year in the Marshall Islands to […]
Ed Rampell: Watching the series unspool was like reading chapters of a great novel, by Tolstoy or Balzac.
Ed Rampell: President Obama said he was sorry for drone attack that killed Western hostages – now Uncle Sam must apologize to peace protesters and the Vietnamese.
Ed Rampell: Some may find Wasserman to be an alarmist, while others might regard him as a prophet. In any case, he is also a jokester and on the, uh, lighter side this ’60s “leftover” advocated “legalization of hemp and marijuana.”
Richard Wolff in Hollywood — If workers ran democratically-operated enterprises they wouldn’t have wildly unequal distribution of profits.