ECONOMIC DEMOCRACY

By Rich Florentino As Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis said, during the 1920’s, “We must make our choice. We may have democracy or we may have wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can’t have both.”   The Issue Large corporations and banks have excessive and unwarranted power. Their largely unrestrained, unaccountable…

Make It in the USA

To: Members of US Congress Created By: Ilya Galak ( R ), Michael Califra ( D ), Alan Galak ( D ),  Lisa Giangrande ( R ), Bill Taitt ( D ) Staten Island, NY “Not only the wealth, but the independence and security of a country, appear to be materially connected with the prosperity of manufacturers. Every…

Made in New York by New Yorkers

By Ilya Galak, Michael Califra and Alan Galak Staten Island, NY “Not only the wealth, but the independence and security of a country, appear to be materially connected with the prosperity of manufacturers. Every nation, with a view to those great objects, ought to endeavor to possess within itself all the essentials of national supply.…

“You can’t do anything without the f—ing money”

By Ilya Galak … Halloran, captured on a surreptitious government tape, explained the approach last September after allegedly pocketing a payoff. “You can’t do anything without the f—ing money,” he declared. “Money is what greases the wheels — good, bad or indifferent.” “That’s politics. That’s politics,” he added. “Not about whether or will, it’s about…