If this keeps up, I won’t have anyplace left to shop! Kmart will open its doors at 6 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day this year and remain open for 42 hours, meaning that many employees will have to come to work to staff shifts. While the company says it tries to fill the slots with volunteers […]
Category Archive for 'Class War'
Wen you read about all the stories about Bill Cosby that went uncovered, you understand just how easy it is to get away with shit in America if you’re rich and famous.
Do you suppose there is anyone in the entire country who’s surprised by this? I imagine even the nursery school set has caught on by now: From his desk in Lower Manhattan, a banker at Goldman Sachs thumbed through confidential documents — courtesy of a source inside the United States government. The banker came to […]
No, really. He said that, the smug motherhumper: Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R) explained on Tuesday that a new policy that could cut off food stamps for thousands of people in his state would be “ennobling” for poor people. The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration announced last month that beginning in 2015, it would […]
In other words, “we’ll cut your taxes now so we can kill Medicare and Social Security later.” And some voters will fall for it: The group of policy analysts and writers known as reform conservatives talks about something called libertarian populism. Some elected officials have also nodded in this direction. Senator Marco Rubio of Florida […]
Not unexpected — the Israelis have been even more blatant in land grabs lately, several Palestinians have been seriously injured and one bus driver was found hanged in his bus. (Officials said it was a suicide.) Now we have this horrendous attack on people praying at a synagogue, and of course it will be used […]
And of course austerity politics sucked all the oil/disposable income out of the economy, the engine’s out of oil AND THAT’S WHY THE DASHBOARD IDIOT LIGHT IS ON, you fucking idiot! David Cameron has issued a stark message that “red warning lights are flashing on the dashboard of the global economy” in the same way […]
This is what we get when we run (and fund) previously public institutions as for-profit entities: Out of California’s years-long litigation over reducing the population of prisons deemed unconstitutionally overcrowded by the U.S. Supreme Court in 2010, another obstacle to addressing the U.S. epidemic of mass incarceration has emerged: The utility of cheap prison labor. […]
William Greider lays it all out: A party truly connected to the people would never have dared to make such a claim. In the real world of voters, human experience trumps macroeconomics and the slowly declining official unemployment rate. An official at the AFL-CIO culled the following insights from what voters said about themselves on […]