Opinion

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The rich hurt you and me every day, new book reveals how

99 To 1: How Wealth Inequality Is Wrecking The World And What We Can Do About It, by Chuck Collins, helps readers gain a mastery over the practical politics of attacking inequality.

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Class struggle boils over

The work was just as dangerous and just as difficult as before, but the pay and benefits were considerably less.

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Deadly Spin - an inside account of insurance industry lies

Wendell Potter, a former top health insurance public relations executive, warned the Senate committee overseeing health care reform not to believe a word insurance companies said.

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"In Darkness": How a few Polish Jews escaped the Nazis

What would you find if you had to take your children and a few assorted people down into the sewer to live?

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Got Hope? "Detachment" doesn't!

Everything about this "real life high school" movie is tragic and miserable. The students are clinging to the edges of teenage life, the teachers are losing their minds, and the principal is getting divorced and fired.

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"The Hunger Games" better than expected

The Hunger Games is more than a teen movie, more than a pointless American rehash of the Japanese cult favorite Battle Royale. It's a  larger story of oppression and rebellion.

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The Vanishing City: a movie review

All of these communities have felt the impact and hardships of the city's re-zoning and development laws.

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"Cut from Plain Cloth, The 2011 Wisconsin Workers Protests"

As you turn the pages of this outstanding work, it is clear that it was complied with the same love, spirit, and determination that fueled the protests themselves.

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Jeffrey Sachs and “The Price of Civilization”

Sachs is particularly good at showing where productive value from work is going.

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"Pity the Billionaire" recounts hijacking of public opinion

Thomas Frank, ex-Wall Street Journalist turned liberal political savant, is currently the darling of the airwaves for NPR and Democracy Now fans.

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