Stories by David Sirota

David Sirota is the author of the best-selling books Hostile Takeover and The Uprising. He hosts the morning show on AM760 in Colorado and blogs at OpenLeft.com. E-mail him at [email protected] or follow him on Twitter @davidsirota. subscribe to David Sirota's feed

Posted on: Nov 28, 2011, Source: Salon

It's not because they're potheads. It's because they're sick of America's militaristic misadventures.

Posted on: Nov 15, 2011, Source: Salon

From Iraq to OWS, Republicans are going to increasingly absurd measures to protect the wealthy.

Posted on: Oct 30, 2011, Source: Salon

Chris Hayes' new show on MSNBC provides a rare space for the expansive, non-partisan debates we need

Posted on: Oct 6, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The findings are a reminder of why now -- more than ever -- we must refuse to succumb to political apathy and laissez-faire demagoguery.

Posted on: Sep 28, 2011, Source: Salon

Welcome to America at the edge of insanity, where even the most innocuous items are now considered diabolical threats to the culture.

Posted on: Sep 27, 2011, Source: The Nation and Salon

Melissa Harris-Perry argues that we're seeing a "more subtle form of racism." But David Sirota counters that it's not racism but Obama's right-wing policies that are to blame.

Posted on: Sep 18, 2011, Source: AlterNet

We sell college students a destructive ethos that encourages them to party hard—but only with alcohol, a substance that is far more toxic than marijuana.

Posted on: Sep 4, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The Chinese invasion tells us the true problem is that America is no longer willing or able to invest in its own future.

Posted on: Aug 18, 2011, Source: AlterNet

It's not the meat industry advertising that makes it hard to raise a vegetarian kid--it's the vegetarian products themselves.

Posted on: Jul 15, 2011, Source: Salon

No, we can't blame this on Whole Foods. Healthy food is not inherently more expensive -- it all comes down to government subsidies.

Posted on: Jun 2, 2011, Source: AlterNet

In just the last few years, the Corporate Police State has reared its head at every level of government.

Posted on: May 20, 2011, Source: AlterNet

As more police officers use cameras to monitor our every move, they're discovering the power of video -- and they don't want it turned against them.

Posted on: May 5, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Obesity can be a serious health risk but our culture only focuses on women's weight and yet men are more likely to be overweight.

Posted on: Apr 14, 2011, Source: AlterNet

A new report exposes racial discrimination, workplace mistreatment and union-busting by IKEA.

Posted on: Mar 25, 2011, Source: Ballantine Books

In his new book, David Sirota examines how '80s propaganda led us to reject the past and ultimately embrace the capitalistic future planned out for us.

Posted on: Mar 21, 2011, Source: AlterNet

We’re talking about true legislative sadists looking to go medieval on America.

Posted on: Mar 1, 2011, Source: Huffington Post

Pop culture 30 years ago defined the way we think about progressive -- and not so progressive -- issues today.

Posted on: Dec 23, 2010, Source: AlterNet

The never-ending throwdown between GEICO and Progressive Insurance's virtual shills represents the worst of the imbalances in our economic system.

Posted on: Dec 17, 2010, Source: Truthdig

Why do people keep insisting that unemployment has nothing to do with structural economic forces or rigged public policies and everything to do with individual motivation?

Posted on: Nov 18, 2010, Source: AlterNet

With financial fraud now so sophisticated and pervasive, we clearly need zero-tolerance solutions to change Wall Street's culture.

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