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Pension savings and 401(k) plans are supposed to guarantee workers a comfortable retirement, not provide fodder for financial managers.

Capitalism in any form compels us to be greedy, callous and petty. Instead of reinventing it, we should replace it.

The concentration of wealth and power among a few mega-corporations threatens our political and economic freedoms.

We need an “open information” policy to combat corporate abuse of intellectual property laws and encourage the sharing of ideas.

Auto worker

Relying so heavily on GDP as a measure of economic health is like removing all of the gauges on a car’s dashboard except the speedometer.

Blogs

If inequality sells in bookstores and box offices, it will sell at the polls as well.

May 23, 2014

The substance and tone of Nation articles on Marxism have tended to shift with the larger political, cultural and economic tides.

April 18, 2014

Why we still need a “Freedom Budget for All Americans.”

April 15, 2014

Whatever setback they’ve encountered, poor people don’t need more “incentives” to lift themselves out of poverty.

April 9, 2014

“[It] doesn’t make any sense for us to be sending Vermont’s hard-earned tax dollars to some bank on Wall Street which couldn’t care less about Vermont or Vermonters.”

March 9, 2014

A Tennessee union vote could reshape American manufacturing.

February 13, 2014

Abandoning a just society for the middle class and the poor.

December 8, 2013

Warren used rampant 2016 speculation to juice an important debate over expanded benefits.

November 18, 2013

A socialist candidate wins significant support for a “Fund Human Needs, Fight Corporate Greed” message.

November 2, 2013

Jacob Kornbluth's new film, Inequality for All, reminds us that democracy is not a spectator sport and that divide between rich and poor is growing in the US.

September 10, 2013