Columnists Opinion

Don’t expect help from the economy

The economic philosophies of Democrats and Republicans are drastically different. While neither party is interested in dismantling the predatory capitalism that extracts surplus value from workers, Republicans are more interested in reinforcing predatory capitalism and “free markets,” while Democrats are more interested in ameliorating the effects of predatory capitalism and regulating markets in ways that Read More…

Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Lewis just repeated Trump’s illegitimate call

The attacks by Donald Trump, his chief of staff, Reince Priebus, and other Republican leaders on Georgia congressman and civil rights icon John Lewis for flatly calling Trump’s presidency “not legitimate” was predictable. What wasn’t expected was the criticism from a few Democrats who voiced some dismay at Lewis’s broadside against Trump. There were two Read More…