Opinion

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.

The freeze and the fire

Obama's budget freeze: hard to imagine a worse conclusion to draw from the Massachusetts election, or a more telling lesson for working people.

Democratize the Federal Reserve Bank

Ben Bernanke should be replaced, and the Federal Reserve needs fixing to serve working people's needs.

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Musicians’ victory is good for all workers

CLEVELAND - Musicians at this city's famous orchestra are taking heat from phony populists, but their union's firmness sets an example that is good for the entire labor movement.

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Stock market gets giddy over Massachusetts

The stock market might not be a useful economic indicator, but at times it just might be an indicator of the class struggle.

The Obama challenge to the banks

The president has taken a decidedly more combative, populist tone. It's time.

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Jobs! Jobs! Jobs! That’s what we need!

Diehard conservatives - mostly Republicans - are willing to let the elderly, the disabled and the children die, while they themselves do nothing but scream, "No new taxes!"

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