Opinion

Unemployment, the November elections and the left

What I'd like to see: more progressive candidates challenging the Blue Dogs and Republicans this fall, and a radical left-democratic national electoral agenda.

Krugman's attack on China

We must find the mix of policies that accommodates rising incomes for both Chinese and American workers - a trade war with China is no answer.

Double dip danger

What does the economic future hold? The commentators in business media are like fortune tellers, reading the future in a bunch of soggy tea leaves. Fewer jobs lost than expected in February? The economy must be on the mend. Rail traffic down 1.7% from a year ago? Trouble ahead.

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‘But we don’t have any work’

Like most people here in Reno, Nevada, who are looking for work, I just call myself a statistic and hope for the best.

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Does Detroit have a future?

Last month I visited Detroit and once again saw first-hand what can only be described as an economic and human catastrophe.

Snow job

People Before Profits columnist says it's not a jobs bill, it's a snow job.

Message from Greece

The economic crisis in Greece has lessons for American workers on taxes, immigrant rights and more.

China Is NOT a ‘rogue nation’

Heading off into an anti-China campaign will not help the progressive cause or solve our economic crisis.

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Tax Policy and class struggle

Who pays taxes, the rich or poor, is an important party of the class struggle.

He got the ball rolling

Last night the president got the ball rolling, but he didn't roll it far enough or always in the right direction. So now it's our turn.

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