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David Morris

Stories by David Morris

(By Robert Huffstutter under a Creative Commons license)  

Does Capitalism Need Fine-Tuning or an Overhaul?

August 5, 2015
Today we have one set of rules for the super rich, and another for everyone else.

(By colorblind Picaso under a Creative Commons license)

The Essential Consumer Guide to Buying American & Fair Trade

July 28, 2015
David Morris uncovers handy tools to know where your money goes

(Photo by Desbyrne under a Creative Commons license.)

The Rest of the Story About Greece

July 20, 2015
EU’s economic demands seek to derail small business and local communities, paving the way for multinational corporate giants

(By Donkey Hotey under a Creative Commons license)  

Trade Deals Overturn Democracy

June 22, 2015
Forget tariffs, the point of modern trade agreements is to whack pesky labor, environment and health laws

Trade Deals Overturn Democracy

June 22, 2015
Forget tariffs, the point of the Trans-Pacific Partnership is to whack pesky labor, environment and health laws

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Are Trade Agreements More Important Than Government By the People?

June 15, 2015
A brief history of how trade deals came to overshadow democracy

Novelist and libertarian guru Ayn Rand considered altruism a form of "self-destruction." (Photo illustration by Playing Futures under a Creative Commons license.)  

Ayn Rand vs. Adam Smith

May 28, 2015
Health care debate depends on whether you believe compassion is a virtue or a vice

 

Photo by Andy McLemore under a Creative Commons license.

What Was Obama Thinking?

May 19, 2015
Nike as a backdrop for defending his Pacific Trade Deal! Amazon as partner in creating middle-class jobs!

While Red State public universities are fielding topnotch basketball teams, state politicians are slashing university budgets.  (By Brad J. Ward under a Creative Commons license)

Politics Boil Beneath Surface of NCAA March Madness

March 25, 2015
Why basketball fans booed the Kansas governor

Public universities in Red States field top notch basketball teams, but state politicians in many of these states are slashing the universities' budgets. (By Brad J. Ward under a Creative Commons license.)

Politics Boil Beneath the Surface of NCAA March Madness

March 25, 2015
Why basketball fans booed the Kansas governor

(By Jimmy Emerson under a Creative Commons license.) 

Can a Labor Union Save the US Mail?

March 12, 2015
Postal workers take aim at false claims the Postal Service must be dismantled

(By Joseph Gruber under a Creative Commons license)

Two Victories for the Commons at FCC

March 3, 2015
Net neutrality grabbed the headlines, but easing restrictions on municipal broadband is just as important