Opinion

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Honey Butter Fried Chicken and redistribution of wealth

While the capitalist class might be digging their own graves, the rest of us need to worry that they will be digging our graves too.

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Low prices or livable wages? Let's discuss

My brother read my recent article on income inequality and asked me a question that I think is more generally at play in the debate: "Won't the costs of increasing the minimum wage simply be passed on to consumers?"

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Education and low-wage jobs: Time to change the narrative

Rather than asking individuals to increase their value, we need to transform how we as a society value the work individuals do.

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History shows that joblessness among Native Americans can be lowered

During the 1930s, thousands of Native Americans were employed on reservations under a separate division of the CCC in developing natural resources on reservations across the country.

 

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Economic spin doctors

It's easy to feel you are being pressured against your instinct to accept a miserable marriage when listening to many economics pundits trying to be "upbeat" about the economy.

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New grassroots movements show: Never count out working people

Their request is a simple one: A $15 an hour minimum wage and the right to organize a union.

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A great way to celebrate Labor Day: Raise the minimum wage!

Make no mistake:: It is a challenging era for workers and retirees in America; income inequality is at levels not seen since before the Great Depression.

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Vivan los Carwasheros!

Los Angeles' first union carwash caravan took place July 24. Drivers brought their cars to Highland Car Wash on N. Figueroa Street in the L.A. neighborhood of Highland Park.

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How do we get out of this mess?

An economy that works for working people is one of the challenges for the CPUSA and the entire progressive movement.

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Want a better world? Get on board with the new labor movement

Deep-going social change in a progressive, left and socialist direction doesn't just "happen." It requires, first of all, real, active, and politically far-seeing social movements on the ground.

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