Is The Market Economy Working?

By William Blum, www.williamblum.org -

By William Blum for the Anti-Empire Report. Speaking in very broad terms … slavery gave way to feudalism … feudalism gave way to capitalism … capitalism is not a timelessly valid institution but [...]

Should Scientists Engage In Activism?

By Ivan Oransky and Adam Marcus, www.theconversation.com -

By Ivan Oransky and Adam Marcus for The Conversation. Have you heard that scientists are planning a march on Washington? The move is not being billed as a protest, but rather as a “celebration of [...]

Congress Passes Rule Allowing House Members To Hide Records From Ethics Probes

By Mary Papenfuss, www.huffingtonpost.com -

By Mary Papenfuss for The Huffington Post - Just when you thought ethics standards couldn’t get much worse on Capitol Hill... It’s emerged that the House GOP quietly changed a rule last week to [...]