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Class Struggle

Who Dares to Talk About Class? Just in Time for Labor Day

Joerg Rieger | Posted 09.01.2015 | Religion
Joerg Rieger

Buffett is on to something and the rest of us might benefit from paying attention. Unless we give some thought as to how we are all related to each other and who wins and who loses, a small group will keep winning and the majority -- both people and the environment -- will keep losing.

Police and Protesters as Potential Allies

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 03.01.2015 | Politics
Warren J. Blumenfeld

The concept of meritocracy provides justification and cover to the nation in refusing to acknowledge and in denying the actual causes for the tremendous chasms in the wealth distribution and in educational achievement, and for the overall systemic inequities based on social identities.

Talking Union

Lionel Rolfe | Posted 04.12.2014 | Media
Lionel Rolfe

Now Bernstein is gone, and the Times apparently has no one left who can or would be allowed to write intelligently about labor. Despite what you might think, Hollywood is not the only economic driver of Los Angeles.

The Oligarchs' Coup in Michigan

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 02.11.2013 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

In the coming months we'll see how many people in Michigan really have accepted the Republicans' disingenuous and bogus notion that it would be a good thing for the state to force everyone to earn less money.

Why Is Obama Slipping? Because He Won't Say Which Side He's On.

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Sirota

Is he going to finally start publicly declaring that he's taking the majority's side in the struggle to stop the Republicans class war, elites be damned?