Category Archives: corporate greed

Signs that you might be a successful parent, or at least a subversive one

While driving in the car to therapy, Monkey Man and Gorilla Girl asked me to play Bruce Springsteen on the CD player, specifically “Shackled and Drawn.” We also sang along to my favorite, “Death to My Hometown.” I guess Springsteen … Continue reading

Advertisement

Posted in children, class, corporate greed, family, singing | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

“My Father Teaches Me to Dream” by Jan Beatty

You want to know what work is? I’ll tell you what work is: Work is work. You get up. You get on the bus. You don’t look from side to side. You keep your eyes straight ahead. That way nobody … Continue reading

Posted in corporate greed, dreams, family | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Taxes: paying my fair share?

I started our taxes, but it will take a while for me to finish.  We’ll break even, or owe a little, which is about what happened last year. Given the current debate in the Republican Party over the amount of … Continue reading

Posted in community, corporate greed | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Super sunday?

What if, instead of spending millions on advertising, the corporate greed-mongers donated all of that money to schools, hospitals, and unions?  What if instead of spending millions of money to fly super rich folk to the Superbowl, for a super … Continue reading

Posted in consumerism, corporate greed, fraud, holidays | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment