The Future of Healthcare

OK, so Trump is going to get rid of Obamacare on Day One. Unless he doesn’t. The GOP has been trying to repeal it for six years. “Repeal and Replace” has been the story, although…


Jobs In Our Time

The deal struck with Carrier was not a victory for workers, or for the American economy. It was a surrender. It was negotiating with terrorists. Carrier, which is profitable in its current state, has decided…



Cheer Up. Things Have Always Been Terrible

So I heard a song on the radio today. Somebody did a cover of Barry McGuire’s 60s protest song “Eve of Destruction” and updated the lyrics. Just after this election, with protests, with police crackdowns,…


Taking the Holiday Off

On the ambulance with my work family for Thanksgiving, home with my blood family for the next few days, trying to be thankful for the people in my life, and not to start any knife…