Category NAFTA

Massive Inequality Didn’t Just Happen—It Was Engineered by Conservative Government Policies

AlterNet / By Dean Baker Inequality in America is the result of a whole range of policies intended to redistribute income upward.   In his speech on inequality earlier this month, President Obama proclaimed that the government could not be a bystander in the effort to reduce inequality, which he described as the defining moral issue of our […]

1994: The Tipping Point of Liberal Hipocracy

And of course Clinton continued this betrayal by reducing aid to the poor. Did I mention the Democratic Party must die? It’s hypocrisy is why. Welfare reform refers to improving how a nation helps poor people. In the United States, the term was used to get Congress to enact the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Act, […]