- Jim Scofield
Jim Scofield | Debunking our nation’s ‘Islamic victim’ mentality
The ruling idea that the United States is the victim of an Islamic Middle East that threatens our existence, while we have been trying to spread democracy in that same Middle East, is twisted.
Jim Scofield | Some topics presidential candidates won’t debate
There are important topics and questions the presidential debates won’t mention.
Jim Scofield | Getting ahead and sharing the bounty
Despite Horatio Alger myths, America’s accomplishment hasn’t been mainly about individuals’ chances for success.
Jim Scofield | GOP’s mission imperils wages and benefits
Here we go again with the old conservative Republican runabout: The poor, the unemployed, the struggling in this the worst depression in 70 years just want to be dependent on public handouts.
Jim Scofield | Has austerity really worked?
We should have learned from our experience recovering from the Great Depression of the 1930s that government austerity programs only make the economy worse in the face of an economic collapse.
Jim Scofield | Rigid, unfair registration rules keep voters at home
Elections and voting, if fairly conducted, can be the people’s check on government and power. Historically and currently, though, there have been problems.
- Jim Scofield | Debunking our nation’s ‘Islamic victim’ mentality