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We're trying something new here at the Lowdown! We've been having a blast with our live talk show, so we're dropping the audio from the show right into the podcast feed, so that our audiophile friends can easily join in the fun. Let us know what you think!Urgent alert to top Dem party poohbahs: Too many would-be Democratic voters are disillusioned …
 
America’s stringent system of corporate capitalism keeps carving out new depths of worker exploitation.Take Chick-fil-A, a right-wing, Atlanta-based, fast-food operation boasting that it follows “biblically-based” principles. Like slavery? Well, Chick-fil-A hasn’t gone quite that Biblical yet, but one of its franchises recently pioneered a novel la…
 
“Work your fingers to the bone - whadda ya get? Boney Fingers.”This 1960s song mocking the vaunted virtue of working hard is being sung today with new meaning by all kinds of employees – from factory workers to teachers… and even a few upper-floor executives.The rebellion here is not merely over low pay, but particularly about the unrelenting natur…
 
Is it a good deal to sell out your personal integrity for cash from notorious scoundrels?Depends on your sell-out price, chortle some 48 ethically-stunted professional golfers who’ve peddled both their honor and honesty to the murderous moneyed monarchs who rule Saudi Arabia. The golfers, who are already millionaires, rushed to grab money thrown at…
 
Republican politicos are all over Joe Biden for failing to stop inflation. Perhaps you wonder, though, what these squawkers would do if they were in charge?No need to wonder – just look back to 1974, when Americans were being pummeled by price spikes that topped 12%, nearly double what we’re enduring today. But by Gollies, President Gerald Ford and…
 
Although we haven’t even gotten through this year’s midterm congressional elections, it’s still not too early to start examining some of the characters who hope you’ll make them president in 2024.I know, you don’t want to… but we must. That’s because corporate elites have already chosen their favorites, and they intend to use massive sums of money,…
 
How about Ron DeSantis? The Florida governor is the new darling of the right-wing media, funders, and other establishment powers who’re pushing him to be your next president.“Ron DeSantis is the new Republican Party,” gushed one arch-conservative media maven. That’s odd, since what characterizes Ron’s tenure (and is causing a collective swoon for h…
 
“It’s over.” “Biden’s numbers are in the ditch.” “Democrats are doomed.” “Call the priest.”These are Democrats talking! Even before November’s congressional elections are run, many conventional-thinking Democratic operatives are surrendering to a presumed Republican sweep. You don’t need a political science degree to know that if you start out anno…
 
President Biden recently flew off to Taiwan to assure allies there that he will fight for them. And next he’s headed over to Saudi Arabia to “repair ties” with those oil monarchs.This flurry of foreign travel might be strategically important for international realpolitik, but – Hello – another strategically important piece of real politics is loomi…
 
“Equal Justice Under Law.” That’s the noble principle carved into the marble façade of the temple-like Supreme Court building.Today, though, six right-wing, corporate-dominated activist judges control the present Court, and they’re implementing an elitist creed mocking that ideal. By putting the interests and power of the wealthy over the rest of u…
 
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