The established political parties and politicians are nothing more than crude lobbyists and shock troops for the financial elite who believe everything is for sale.
Doris Wolz-Cohen: We are in the middle of a reactionary movement right now. Reactionary movements appear revolutionary but aren’t, because they are supported and energized by distorted instinct gone wild.
Richard Eskow: The Gettysburg address, it wasn’t. Donald Trump’s acceptance speech clocked in at one hour and 15 minutes, and that’s not counting the time dilation effect demagoguery can produce in some observers.