Category: Class

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Steve Early: Open Shop Trend Makes Organizing the “Organized” Top Union Priority

For many years, American unions have been trying to “organize of the unorganized” to offset, and, where possible, reverse their steady loss of dues-paying members

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Greg Palast: Crime Scene – New Orleans

It wasn’t an Act of God. It was an Act of Chevron. An Act of Exxon. An Act of Big Oil

Julia Kann: McDonald’s Can’t Hide Behind Franchise System

McDonald’s workers demanding “$15 and a union” have reason to cheer

Jon Queally: The Invincibility of Wall Street

Critics say even the largest settlement to date shows that the big banks never really pay for their financial crimes

Craig Hughes: From The Bottom Up

An interview with David Wagner on poverty, homelessness, activism, and social welfare

Jeff Abbott: Voices From the Field: Puebla’s Campesinos Resisting the Theft of Their Land

The campesinos of Texmeulucan valley have organized to challenge the construction of the Western Arch highway

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Seth Sandronsky: Public Figures’ “Hubris”?: Capitalism’s Overbuilding Trend

Capitalist ideology prefers to ignore its overbuilding trend. To do otherwise might de-legitimate a system that places profits before people

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Dean Baker: The Entitlement of the Very Rich

The very rich don’t think very highly of the rest of us

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Jack Rasmus: The New Global Finance Capital Elite

Global capitalism is growing progressively less interested in making things for profit than it is in generating forms of money capital as profit

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David Bacon: Living on the Streets of Oakland

Every night people are sleeping on benches or in makeshift shelters. Here are a few of their stories

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