Category: Class

Rashida Tlaib: Detroit Overtaxed Residents Are Fighting Back

In Detroit, a showdown between progressive lawmakers and the city is taking on racist housing policies that robbed African Americans in Detroit of their homes and widened the racial wealth gap

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Norman Solomon: The Escalating Class War Against Bernie Sanders

With very few exceptions, the loudest voices to be heard from mass media are coming from individuals with wealth far above the financial vicinity of average Americans

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Eleanor Bader: Trump’s Homelessness Czar Seeks to Further Criminalize the Homeless

Millions of families do not have stable, permanent housing, a reality that has hit public education extremely hard

David Salkever: Real pay data show Trump’s ‘blue collar boom’ is a bust for US workers

If you thought workers’ hourly pay was finally rising, think again.

Chuck Collins: Taxing Wealth Emperors in the Empire State

The Strong For All coalition is pressing for “budget justice,” a package of higher taxes on the very rich rather than austerity budget cuts and new levies that hit the non-wealthy

John Buell: The Dark Side of the Trump Economy

Dems Must Stand up for Workers facing Gig Economy, Forced Overtime, Denial of Unionization

Annie Lowrey: The Great Affordability Crisis

In one of the best decades the American economy has ever recorded, families were bled dry

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Juan Cole: On the Big Issues, Bernie Sanders is the Only one who Can Save America

Bernie Sanders is the only candidate running whose climate action plan is at all equal to the challenge

Julia Conley: “We Have to Be Dangerous Too”

Ocasio-Cortez said Martin Luther King Jr. would disagree with establishment Democrats who believe “we can capitalism our way out of poverty.”

Rajan Menon: The Shame of Child Poverty in the Age of Trump

Billionaires Are Soaring, Poor Kids Are Losing More

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