Bikes, Yes, But Ford NoBikes

If corporations like Ford paid their fair share in taxes, maybe San Francisco, Oakland and any city could afford to operate their own completely free bike share program and maybe BART could be improved to make it good enough and easy enough for one its managers to actually use it.

Social Unrest Brews But Hidden By Trump Chaos

The desperate struggles for existence on a daily basis under an uncaring, authoritarian presidential administration and Congressional and Senate GOP majorities owned by corporate money don’t get the sensational media treatment granted to a typical outlandish Trump tweet or his most recent impulsive move, but the backlash simmers and it will come eventually.

Television Industry Mindlessly Handed Trump His Big Forum And Now The Show Goes On

The corporate media, sustained for years by advertisements filled with falsehoods and misinformation, fuels the breathless drama of their own creation. The inane talking-head cable shows with overwrought commentary spliced between crass commercialistic harangues have lowered the political discourse in this country as much as anything else and that includes reductionist social media.

Amazon Benefits From An Immoral Taxation Code Created By Capitalism

The philosophy of socialism is rooted in equality and that includes embracing the ideas of livable incomes and opportunities for all people. Equality and income fairness will never happen under the oppression and unfairness demanded by unfettered capitalism. There will never be widespread opportunity for people in this country when a company that makes $5.6 billion in annual profits doesn’t have to pay a share for the common good at all.

California Democratic Delegates Reject Feinstein

But many California Democrats know the resistance to Trump begins in their state and, frankly, doesn’t include their senior U.S. Senator. Republicans here will not be as motivated to vote as Democrats in the 2018 elections. It’s way too early to declare Feinstein the winner just because she has more money than any other candidate she can use to buy herself another victory.

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