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Here's The State Of The Union You Won't Hear About Tonight
Tim Dickinson, Rolling Stone's political editor, has his own take on the State of the Union. Read more...
An Open Letter To Howard Husock On Peter Buffett And Charitable Giving
A C&L reader responds to Howard Husock's "Capitalism is the only way" response to Peter Buffett questioning the value of how charity is driven in this country. Read more...
Watch: Robert Reich (Professor of Public Policy at UC Berkeley, and former Labor Secretary) delivers a compelling argument for a 6-point plan for economic recovery. Read more...
In an extended essay, Bill shares striking extremes of wealth and poverty across the country. Read more...
Economist Richard Wolff explains the weaknesses of capitalism and the need for Americans to understand the system under which they live and work. There are many problems associated with capitalism (state capitalism): wage slavery, Read more...

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Our Dreams Don’t Fit in Their Ballot Boxes! No to austerity! Yes to reclaiming our communities! Occupy Portland and Portland Action Lab invite all people to participate in a national call to action to say No to Austerity and Yes Read more...
"Corporations are people, my friends": In advance of Wednesday's presidential debate, Obama for America has released a new web video to lay out the facts about Mitt Romney's private sector experience. As Valerie Burton, who lost her job to Read more...
It’s only Tuesday, but this week has already packed some punches for Mitt Romney. A new poll found that Southern whites -- long considered one of the linchpins of the Republicans’ so-called Southern strategy -- are bothered by the GOP Read more...
The true story of how the GOP presidential candidate and his private equity firm staged an epic wealth grab, destroyed jobs – and stuck others with the bill Read more...
Say goodbye to the middle class, or at least, that’s what a majority of Americans believe. The U.S. middle class is shrinking, and more Americans don’t believe they will achieve that way of life, according to a study released on Read more...