A Labor Day reflection: Corporate America no longer even pays lip service to the importance of encouraging hard work and skill.
Capitalism was good to the 74 wealthiest Americans whose pay was five times bigger than the previous year, while most working-class people were catching hell in the Great Recession.
The political right is implementing a multi-faceted strategy it hopes will push the country back to the days when there was absolutely no social safety net at all.
Republican senatorial candidate Joe Miller of Alaska has stirred up controversy recently. He is the Tea Party favorite, Palin backed, and it's no surprise that he believes everything the federal government provides is negative.
Racial wage gap between black and white workers is shrinking, but the all-class gap between black and white is growing.
Who pays taxes, the rich or poor, is an important party of the class struggle.