Stories by Eric Zuesse

Eric Zuesse is the author, most recently, of "They’re Not Even Close: The Democratic vs. Republican Economic Records, 1910-2010" and "Christ's Ventriloquists: The Event that Created Christianity." subscribe to Eric Zuesse's feed

Posted on: Mar 28, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Truthfulness isn’t ever their goal; winning and keeping power is.

Posted on: Mar 21, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Hillary Clinton’s record is remarkably consistent, in serving the people at the top, by serving to them the people at the bottom.

Posted on: Mar 16, 2016, Source: AlterNet

You might not have heard of this ridiculous advantage to incumbency.

Posted on: Mar 13, 2016, Source: AlterNet

For the first time since 1932, an American presidential campaign presents an opportunity for the public to overthrow the aristocracy.

Posted on: Jan 24, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Polling continues to show the more people get to know Bernie, the more popular he becomes; and he whips Trump.

Posted on: Jan 23, 2016, Source: AlterNet

In order to protect the profits of privately run prisons in the U.S., the federal government refuses to honor FOIA requests.

Posted on: Sep 30, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The Gallup survey covered 1,000 adults in each of 148 countries during 2014.

Posted on: May 30, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The press has taken a near-sighted view of the crisis, spinning in ways that only create a partial picture.

Posted on: May 15, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The bipartisan domestic spying clique gripping the U.S. began with W and continues with Obama.

Posted on: Apr 21, 2014, Source: AlterNet

HuffPo buys into the questionable assumption that the sarin gas attack came from Syrian government forces instead of from jihadist rebels.

Posted on: Apr 18, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The Solicitor General will defend deceptive campaigning before the Supreme Court.

Posted on: Apr 11, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Prosecutor calls out institutional corruption.

Posted on: Apr 11, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Iraqi girls as young as nine can be married off under new Jaafari Law.

Posted on: Jan 16, 2014, Source: AlterNet

If it looks like a recession and quacks like a recession, it's probably a recession.

Posted on: Dec 21, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Warren stands up to a project that could enrich the Koch brothers by tens of billions.

Posted on: Dec 19, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Class-rigidity is most extreme in the South, according to leading Harvard and Berkeley economists.

Posted on: Dec 10, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Politicians of two Midwestern states are in cahoots with one of America's most destructive organizations.

Posted on: Sep 27, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The top ten-thousandth of the U.S. population have done very well under President Obama’s leadership, even if they had predominantly voted and contributed to Mitt Romney.

Posted on: Jun 5, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Studies have repeatedly shown that conservatives are more susceptible to spin and lies.

Posted on: May 28, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The top 1 per cent has seen its real income rise by more than 60 per cent over those two decades.