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They will get away with it, at least in this life. “They” are the Wall Street usurers, people of a sort condemned in Scripture, who have brought more misery to this nation than we have known since the Great Depression.
"Me? At a foodbank? Reaching for cans of spam? I'm as lily white as they come! And whats even more disturbing is I'm not alone. There are plenty of formerly known as middle class white folks up in here with me."
Melissa Harris-Perry discusses the widening wealth gap between minority and white households.
How racism, global economics, and the New Jim Crow fuel black America’s crippling jobs crisis.
The true problems facing public education are inequality and opportunity gaps.
The one thing I never thought I’d have to explain to Americans is why monarchy is a bad idea. Apparently, I’m wrong.
Kai Wright talks about how payday lenders prey on poor and working class neighborhoods.
More and more Americans are learning what it feels like to be unsafe and unprotected. In other words, they're learning what it's like to be black.
How can the pro-worker movement born in the streets of Madison be nurtured into a national force?
As the right works to portray Obama as a socialist, John Nichols explains how positive socialist ideals have been blacklisted from our political discourse.
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