Democracy

The worst government money can buy
Democracy does not mean capitalism. Capitalism does not equal democracy. In fact, capitalism in the 21st century is in direct conflict with democracy.


  • Donald Trump’s Businesses Did Okay in 2019. But 2020 Might Be Awful for His Personal Wealth.
    by Russ Choma on August 3, 2020 at 7:14 pm

    Before COVID-19 hit, Donald Trump’s business empire was continuing to earn hundreds of millions of dollars. But the president’s recently filed personal financial disclosures show that much of that came from hotels and resorts, two of the industries hardest hit by the pandemic. We won’t know the specifics of how COVID-19 has diminished Trump’s wealth

  • ER Doctor: We Must Do Better on COVID-19 Messaging in Black Communities
    by Jamilah King on August 3, 2020 at 10:00 am

    As the world grapples with the devastation of the coronavirus, one thing is clear: The United States simply wasn’t prepared. Despite repeated warnings from infectious disease experts over the years, we lacked essential beds, equipment, and medication; public health advice was confusing, and our leadership offered no clear direction while sidelining credible health professionals and institutions. Infectious