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John F. Miglio is a freelance writer and the author of Sunshine Assassins, a dystopian political thriller. His articles have been published in a variety of periodicals, including Los Angeles Magazine and LA Weekly. His most recent articles have been featured in Wand'rly, Truthout, Op/Ed News, the Democratic Underground, Counterpunch, Cynic, and Hippocampus Magazine. He has also appeared on Air America Radio and Radio Power Network.
His novel, Sunshine Assassins, has been called "a bone-chilling political morality fable," "wickedly entertaining," and "unforgettable."
(18 comments) SHARE Tuesday, July 23, 2019 Why Don't We See More MAGA Caps in Public?
If the polls are right and Trump has roughly a 40% approval rating, you'd think you'd see a wide swath of red caps at any public gathering. But you don't. Why not?
(28 comments) SHARE Tuesday, January 30, 2018 Donald Trump Is the Living Embodiment of his Supporters
Trump supporters (both men and women) like the president because they are just like him--only without the money and power. Like Trump, they have no ethical core, and they frequently lie to themselves and to others.
(4 comments) SHARE Wednesday, July 4, 2012 The Battle of the Rich White Guys
Where Ben Cartwright was brave, strait-talking and honest, Gordon Gekko was ruthless, manipulative, and corrupt, i.e., a fictional representation of real-life corporate raiders like "Chainsaw Al" Dunlop, "Neutron Jack" Welsh, and of course, the current Republican nominee for president, "Bullshit Mitt" Romney.
(3 comments) SHARE Monday, October 31, 2011 Peaceful Reform Or Violent Revolution?
The upper 1% of the population in the United States has gradually but inexorably destroyed democracy and taken control of the country. Call it plutocracy. Call it corporate fascism. Call it whatever you want. But it's the same old story of the rich and powerful becoming a little too greedy and wanting it all.
(4 comments) SHARE Saturday, March 5, 2011 Balance the Budget by Taxing Billionaires? God Forbid!!
Recently, I did the unthinkable! At a town hall meeting in Sacramento hosted by Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, I proposed an easy way to balance the $26 billion California budget deficit without raising taxes on average citizens and without making any budget cuts.
(3 comments) SHARE Sunday, May 2, 2010 Free Market Elitists Gone Wild!!
With a financial system as unfair and corrupt as ours, and, until recently, with a populace as deluded about the benefits of capitalism as ours, is it any wonder that free market elitists have gone wild and feel entitled to glom billions of dollars while millions are broke and out of work?