Category: Class

Pete Dolack: The Lag In Wages Vs. Productivity Costs You Hundreds Of Dollars Per Week

We are living in very different times than the post-war years; the neoliberal offensive is the natural development of capitalism and the manic competition that mandates capitalists to grow or die

Bernie Sanders: A Progressive Estate Tax

Unless we reduce skyrocketing wealth and income inequality, the United States will be well on its way toward becoming an oligarchic form of society

Steve Fraser: Playing God

The Rebirth of Family Capitalism or How the Koch Brothers, Sheldon Adelson, Sam Walton, Bill Gates, and Other Billionaires Are Undermining America

Suren Moodliar: Who will protect the British?

A scandal is roiling Britain

Josh Israel: McConnell Promises Billionaire Donors He Won’t Waste Time On ‘Gosh Darn’ Minimum Wage Increases

McConnell, who has been attacked by his opponent for voting 17 times against minimum wage increases, made it clear that under his leadership there would not be any increase in the current $7.25 federal minimum wage

Danny Schechter: Some Fines, No Jail Sentences

The Obama Administration’s Response To The Frauds Behind The Global Financial Crisis

Michelle Renee Matisons: All Rise: When Class Oppression Sows Democratization

U.S. civil society and labor sectors are rejecting impoverished and humiliating living, working, and learning conditions

Paul Street: Labor Day Reflections

Saying Goodbye to the Piketty Summer

Robert Reich: Back to College, the Only Gateway to the Middle Class

Too often in modern America, we equate “equal opportunity” with an opportunity to get a four-year liberal arts degree. It should mean an opportunity to learn what’s necessary to get a good job

Seth Sandronsky: Empowering the Public?

Despite the lofty rhetoric redolent of benefitting the public’s interest, CCSS is not local empowerment of parents and teachers on behalf of students

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