On Contact: American Economic Illusion

On the show this week, Chris Hedges discusses with the economist Richard Wolff the nearly $5 trillion being allocated by the Biden administration for Covid-19 relief and infrastructure projects.

We Need Jobs And Healthcare, Not More Money For Bombs And Bullets.

Today, the Biden Administration released their budget proposal for Federal discretionary spending in Fiscal Year 2022. This included a proposal for a $753,000,000,000 Pentagon budget, an increase [...]

Was The Fed Just Nationalized?

By Ellen Brown, Popular Resistance. -

Mainstream politicians have long insisted that Medicare for all, a universal basic income, student debt relief and a slew of other much-needed public programs are off the table because the [...]

The High Price Of US Militarism Comes Due

By Mike Ferner, The Indypendent. -

Our national priorities have displayed much the same logic as the person who jumped off a 50-story building and observed, “This isn’t so bad,” as they hurtled past the 20th floor. But just like [...]

Of Course, Medicare For All Increases Federal Spending…

By Margaret Flowers, Health Over Profit for Everyone. -

A recent report by the Koch Brothers-funded Mercatus Center at George Mason University found that moving to a National Improved Medicare for All single payer healthcare system would increase [...]