Tuesday, June 01, 2010

Bob Herbert Speaks Out Against Corporate Power

No time to walk the beach yesterday. Sven and I spent every single minute doing laundry, working in the garden, cleaning the cottage. My husband had already read the Sunday New York Times and pestered me until I read two articles. One, in particular, made me start cheering. Oh, my goodness. Bob Herbert’s column “An Unnatural Disaster” deserves your immediate attention. Here is a short excerpt: “The oil companies and other giant corporations have a stranglehold on American policies and behavior, and are choking off the prospects of a viable social and economic future for working people and their families.”