Nation Topics - Inequality
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All of the plans on the table for solving the debt crisis, including the finalized plan, are far removed from the needs and wants of ordinary Americans.
How racism, global economics, and the New Jim Crow fuel black America’s crippling jobs crisis.
Why should those worth hundreds of millions pay tax at the same rate as those who are middle class?
We are in a jobs crisis, not a deficit crisis, and activism groups like US Uncut have taken to the streets to help change this dialogue.
Modern capital is in crisis, and neoliberalism, which redistributes wealth upward, keeps the zombie shambling forward, hungry and blindly grasping.
The delusion of a classless society in which opportunity is equally distributed is the most effective deception perpetrated by our moneyed elite.
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.
For the condo-buying, sushi-eating Beltway elite, the recession is over. For the rest of America—not so much.
After years of fraying, the US social compact is in danger of coming apart altogether. Will Americans fight back?
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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