Opinion

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Media and power

Canadian sociologist Jeffery Klaehn has put together a penetrating collection of essays dealing with the political economy of the mass media spanning a broad range of topics.

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Demand Congress cut the military budget

Congressional Republicans are attempting to undo cuts to the military budget. You can take action.

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The human dimension of long-term joblessness

Millions are still out of work or underemployed, and our economy isn't anywhere near full capacity.

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Scaling the Great Class Wall in America

A radicalization process is at work here and it is growing in intensity and breadth.

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Republicans cover their fiscal irresponsibility with Detroit's money

While banks, auto companies and the state of Michigan itself have all been bailed out with taxpayer money, Detroit has not received bailouts from anybody

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Holiday message: The unemployed need you!

We would have liked to print a happy message in this space, filled with good news and wishes for all of you to have a fantastic holiday season.

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"The Sprit Level" and the dynamics between economic and social conditions

A study of dozens of surveys regarding wealth and, the things we associate with the quality of life, seems to come to the surprising conclusion.

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Obama in Osawatomie

The President's speech in Osawatomie was the true "pivot" towards jobs and away from the austerity debates of last summer for which workers, occupy protesters and tens of millions more have been waiting.

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No cheering for fiscal treaty in the streets of Europe

Cutbacks and layoffs have touched off huge street protests, general strikes, and the collapse of governments. 

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CEO thievery indicates need for new system

Mitt Romney said that his business experience would make him a good steward of the economy - maybe I'm missing something.

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