Many children were working in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory when fire broke out. Such conditions, if Republicans have their way, may again become commonplace.
I blew a gasket paying $3.89 for a gallon of gas the other day. It cost me over $60 to fill the tank and tore a gigantic hole in my pocket.
The way out of this crisis is to stop blaming the victims and to make the wealthy culprits pay. It is irresponsible and immoral not to do so.
Not missed by anyone in this majority African American city is the racist inference that Detroit's residents are the root of the problem.
Wells Fargo, Bank of America and Citigroup were all deeply involved in the sub-prime mortgage crisis, which prompted the Great Recession and the huge budget deficits. And they pay no taxes.
While much of the talk about "peak oil" can be dismissed as hysterical catastrophizing, there is an underlying reality that humankind must come to grips with.
If you're anywhere near Los Angeles, don't miss The Cradle Will Rock, the latest addition to the tide of political plays currently flowing across Southern California stages.
Prospects for U.S. workers in the post-recession economy are grimmer than ever.
Can you be patriotic if your true and only interest comes down to corporate profit?
The differences between the ruling class and the working class are extreme. And The reality of the U.S. class system is alive in Kentucky.