Monthly Archives: December 2012

Income Inequality in America: What Can Be Done About It?

A dominant characteristic of the U.S. economy today—and a fundamental cause of the faltering, stop-go economic recovery in the U.S. since 2009—is the long-term and continuing growth of income inequality in America. That inequality is most dramatically represented by the … Continue reading

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After Michigan: A Proposed Path Forward for the Labor Movement

Enactment of right-to-work (for less) legislation in Michigan was not only a momentous blow to that state’s trade unionists but also to the entire organized labor movement and the working class. By way of response, it should certainly be an … Continue reading

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Let’s Keep Our Eye on the Ball — No Cuts to Safety Net Programs!

As the December 31, 2012 deadline fast approaches for decisions on what to do with trillions of dollars in federal programs set to expire on that date, speculation is rife as to whether a “Grand Bargain” will be struck. Politicians … Continue reading

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