What Did Aeschylus write in Daughters of Danaus?
by toni solo A look across the Latin American satrapies of empire may be timely, as oil peaks and its price pushes relentlessly upwards. The global plutocrat elite are pinched between growing popular determination to achieve decent living standards and their own diminishing ability to access and control energy and water resources. Something has to give….(full article) Privatization Goes Public It’s been on the administration’s agenda since day one. Why all the fuss now about Social Security? by Bill Berkowitz It may not be as sexy as the recent hullabaloo created by “compassionate conservative” Republican Party spokespersons “protecting” the honor of Mary Cheney, the lesbian daughter of vice president Dick Cheney, and it may not have the tumultuous effect as the revelation — in the last days of the 2000 presidential campaign — of President Bush’s previously undisclosed DUI arrest in Maine, but it’s good to see a serious political issue, the privatization of Social Security, get its