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Corporate Avarice

FROM MY CORNER: Biden Missing The Bulls-Eye

Howell Hurst American News, Corporate Avarice, Economy & Finance, Homelessness, Humans, People, People Politics, Poverty, Racial Abuse

The much touted $ Trillion Infrastructure Bill continues the American financial model that taxes us to pay the already-wealthy.  Consider: highways and bridges are built by giant multimillion dollar engineering and construction firms. The $ Billions such firms will receive in an Infrastructure bill will not “trickle down” to the tens of thousands almost about to… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER: From Tulsa to Paris

Howell Hurst Climate & Environment, Corporate Avarice, Defining Trump, Economy & Finance, Europe, Nature, People Politics, Racism, Trump

My hometown is Tulsa, Oklahoma, the scene of the worst race massacre of  black Americans. I left Oklahoma 65 years ago to find a different environment for my life. When once I returned to a high school reunion, I again understood why I left in the first place. Oklahoma is often cited by media as… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER: America The Beautiful

Howell Hurst American News, Consumerism, Corporate Avarice, Defense Spending, Economy & Finance, Homelessness, Humans, People, Poverty, Refugees

We Americans just spent millions prosecuting Trump, shooting rockets to Mars, building new nuclear bombs, and militarizing space, while for-profit real estate corporations have begun evicting pregnant mothers from their homes. You can read about all of this online, in our magazines and newspapers, where corporations are still advertising luxury cars, multi-million dollar houses, and… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER: Danish & American Politics

Howell Hurst American News, Corporate Avarice, Economy & Finance, Europe, People Politics

Lately some readers wrote to me about “Socialism.” The gist of what they said is that Socialism steals people’s personal initiative from them. And, that Capitalism preserves it.  This is a long-asserted conservative belief.  I don’t disagree with it – IF we are talking about government owning ALL business assets of a country. However, if… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER: Capitalism’s Best Investment

Howell Hurst Consumerism, Corporate Avarice, Economy & Finance, Homelessness, Humans, Poverty, Refugees

Current online Internet discussions claim that everything is heading to a newly energy-sourced economy.  Gas service filling stations will eventually become obsolete as solar, wind, and sea power are harnessed and all vehicles become electric. Economists project a need for much additional labor, and are asking where will we find the workers to fill all… continue reading »