Equating Capitalism and Environmental Destruction


Hayes

Environmentalist Denis Hayes views capitalism as an economic system that is inherently destructive of the natural world, and believes that its deadly ramifications can be reined in only by the “mechanism” of “government.”

Flooding NYC’s Food-Stamp Rolls


De Blasio

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration has removed the requirement that able-bodied, childless adults must work, or at least seek work, in order to remain eligible for food-stamp assistance.

Legal Radicals & the Doctrine of Equal Outcomes


MacKinnon

Law professor Catharine MacKinnon seeks to embed the principle of equal outcomes — rather than equal opportunity — in the American constitutional framework.

Human Industry = Environmental Degradation?


FDE

The Foundation for Deep Ecology says that saving the planet “will require rethinking our values as a society”—particularly “present assumptions about economics, development, and the place of human beings in the natural order.”

Demanding Black Conformity of Thought


Jim Clyburn

Rep. Jim Clyburn derides Republican Senator Tim Scott, a black conservative, for voting “against the interest and aspirations of 95 percent of the black people” whom he represents, despite his “pigmentation.”

Federal Reserve Chair Worries About “Growing Inequality”


Yellen

Federal Reserve Board chair Janet Yellen says that the “worrisome” trend of “growing inequality” can “determine the ability of different groups to participate equally in the democracy.”

Glenn Close’s Crusade for a Convicted Killer


Close

The famed actress helped lead a movement to free a convicted murderer who, she claimed, had been transformed into a “role model” while in prison.

Rep. Jim McDermott of the Congressional Progressive Caucus


McDermott

A look at the politics and scandals of a dyed-in-the-wool leftist.

Black Leftist Congressman Smears Clarence Thomas


Thompson

Democrat Bennie Thompson of Mississippi calls Justice Thomas an “Uncle Tom.”

Death of a Marxist: Paul Robeson Jr.


Robeson

This former member of the Communist Party called that organization “a radical instrument that could help advance the interests of African-Americans.”