Just when you thought the absurdities of capitalism couldn't be more insulting and degrading, the bosses have come up with yet another offense.
Indeed there is civil unrest! Workers cry out for justice, as workloads grow and wages stagnate while owners' profits soar, as jobs are sent overseas.
Given the revenue streams that go straight to Wall Street from Detroit, it is not far off to characterize any emergency financial manager as a Wall Street financial dictator.
On Nov. 19 Occupy Dallas held its first widely-publicized march since the group was evicted from its encampment Nov. 8.
The collapse and bankruptcy of MF Global, led by former New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine, demonstrates the vulnerability of the U.S. financial system and economic recovery to the Euro crisis.
As the deadline for the Senate super committee draws nearer two new studies highlight what's at stake.
This is a volatile moment: The class struggle is intensifying and the outcome is still to be decided. The battle is for the future of our democracy, economy, and country.
What do these two seemingly different events - the recent China trade deal and the Occupy movement - have in common?
The newest Audi ads note the country is really falling apart. "The roads are underfunded by $450 billion," says Audi. "With the right car, you may never notice." Subtle? No. Powerful?
Mass unemployment has been a feature of capitalism since it emerged as the dominant social system in 17th century England and spread throughout the world.