Category: Class

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Bill Moyers: We, the Plutocrats vs. We, the People

Saving the Soul of Democracy

Theo Anderson: Why the White Working Class Votes Conservative

Facts are often impotent, pitched against the deep stories, commitments and (un)truths that people actually live by

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Serge Halimi: Divided and conquered

For a New York billionaire whose fiscal programme is even more regressive than Ronald Reagan’s to become the voice of working-class resentment would have been harder if trade unionism had not been weakened

Lesley Gill: What’s Class Got to Do With It?

Journalists who vilify the white working class inadvertently strengthen Trump’s hand by reinforcing hatred of media elites and confirming his claim to be on the side of the common person

Allie Busching: A Call for Equitable Development

In Baltimore, activists are urging city officials to move beyond ‘tax increment financing’ that privileges billionaires at public expense

Adam Gaffney: Socialize the EpiPen

The EpiPen mess shows that we need drugs that function as real social goods, not rent-producing commodities

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Vijay Prashad: A powder keg

Riots in Milwaukee and other places indicate the rage that festers in the heart of urban poverty in America

Elias Ioakimoglou: Greece Was the Prologue

Austerity experiments in Greece set the stage for a radical restructuring of Europe by elites

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Ann Jones: How Veterans Are Losing the War at Home

Making America Pain-Free for Plutocrats and Big Pharma, But Not Vets

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Dave Zirin: Now That the Games Are Over, the Real Olympic Drama Begins in Rio

The Olympics are over, but they have set the stage for a wider social conflict over the future of the city

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