Stories by Paul Buchheit

Paul Buchheit is a college teacher, an active member of US Uncut Chicago, founder and developer of social justice and educational websites (,,, and the editor and main author of "American Wars: Illusions and Realities" (Clarity Press). He can be reached at [email protected] subscribe to Paul Buchheit's feed

Posted on: Jan 11, 2015, Source: AlterNet

New data reveals our public—not private—school system is among the best in the world.

Posted on: Jan 4, 2015, Source: AlterNet

If corporations want an educated, skilled workforce, they should stop skimping on state taxes.

Posted on: Dec 28, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Main Street is going broke. Wall Street is cashing in.

Posted on: Dec 21, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The 1% should apologize for the harm caused by their greed. That would be a real holiday miracle.

Posted on: Dec 8, 2014, Source: Buzzflash at Truthout

The golden door on the Statue of Liberty seems to have an invisible hand holding it shut.

Posted on: Nov 16, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Perhaps delusion helps privileged people rationalize their greed.

Posted on: Nov 9, 2014, Source: AlterNet

American wealth has been sucked away from the middle to a greater extent than in any major country except Russia.

Posted on: Nov 4, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Meanwhile, there is a solution so that the wealthy can pay their fair share.

Posted on: Nov 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Is it really true that taxing the wealthy will prevent job creation?

Posted on: Oct 12, 2014, Source: AlterNet

It's infuriating.

Posted on: Oct 7, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Some of the comments are so outlandish that it's hard to believe they actually said them.

Posted on: Oct 6, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Any of the ten richest Americans could pay a year's rent for all of America's homeless with their 2012 income.

Posted on: Sep 22, 2014, Source: AlterNet

We've got to abandon our winner-take-all philosophy and provide job opportunities for people who want to contribute to society.

Posted on: Sep 21, 2014, Source: AlterNet

It may be the ugliest extreme of inequality in our country.

Posted on: Aug 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Americans constantly hear about the threat of "entitlements"—let's put things into perspective.

Posted on: Aug 17, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Capitalism is expanding like a tumor in the body of American society, spreading further into vital areas of human need like health and education.

Posted on: Jul 27, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Younger Americans have shrinking opportunities to enter the workforce.

Posted on: Jan 5, 2014, Source: AlterNet

American workers are being cheated out of the retirement they've paid for all their lives.

Posted on: Dec 29, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The richest 1% have gained at least $6.1 trillion in the past five years.

Posted on: Dec 22, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Some of what they say is almost too outlandish to believe they actually said it.