The capitalist system promotes the cycle of violence in many ways and the preparation to become cannon fodder starts early in childhood.
Trump has said some stupendously outrageous things in his bid for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination, revealing the attitudes of extremely rich people.
Most of what's wrong with American politics today is on display from now through the weekend in a downtown hotel in San Diego.
The ideas of Marxism are like a vintage wine.
A Harvard economist was reduced to making personal attacks as he tried to evade Thomas Piketty's key theses about capitalism and its tendencies toward unsustainable inequality.
"These workers deserve a guarantee that livelihoods will not be jeopardized by a change in management."
The CPUSA will meet in Chicago June 13-15 for its 30th national convention.
Nearly every economist of any reputation must now deal with the stunning evidence behind the inequality trends Piketty illuminates.
They flocked to hear the unapologetically self-avowed "Marxian economist" who has long toiled in the obscurity of academia and left circles.
There's a long way to go. And, unfortunately, the politicians who enabled the corporate criminals on Wall Street seem to be beyond the law's reach.