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.
I'm sure that some folks sitting in front of their TVs watching the Super Bowl last week were wondering, "Why does the little working-class town of Green Bay have an NFL franchise?"
Crowd packs Roosevelt University's Gage Gallery Jan. 20 for the opening of "The Working-Class Eye of Milton Rogovin."
After the midterm election, there is a vigorous debate taking place among left and progressive people about which way forward. Here is a contribution from Communist Party leader Jarvis Tyner.
If we don't objectively understand our - and our enemies' - strengths and weaknesses, how can we understand which terrain of struggle is most conducive to victory or defeat?
This is a time of emerging and growing working class consciousness.Let's take a look at the specifics.
Without any sense of hyperbole, the 29th convention of the Communist Party was a "home run."
Instead of a box of candy, Communists and other left folks can bring to the people's coalition table some clarity on that much-bandied-about term: "middle class."
Unemployment, hunger, 25 coalminers dead, yes, there is a rising tide of anger in the country.
Is this a socialist moment? I hear this question when I travel. So here is the answer I usually give when asked at public meetings.