Class Warfare

Making Sense Of It All…. What Happened To The America I Thought I Knew?

Making Sense Of It All…. What Happened To The America I Thought I Knew?

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit And then I exhaled and stepped back…. I voted on the very first day of early voting; it was the most joyful and exhilarating moment!  I snapped that family selfie with our “I voted” stickers, big giddy smiles, certain that we were part of a beautiful nationwide movement […]

Justin Trudeau Slams Donald Trump In His First Speech At The United Nations – Video

Justin Trudeau Slams Donald Trump In His First Speech At The United Nations – Video

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Justin Trudeau gave a great first speech to the United Nations. In it, the Prime Minister of Canada made a surgical strike at the heart of Donald Trump’s campaign without even mentioning the Republican’s name. Not once, not twice, but three times. Trudeau Spoke Of Anxiety Beyond Canada’s Borders […]

Democrats Accuse GOP Of Racism For Not Acting On Flint Water Crisis

Democrats Accuse GOP Of Racism For Not Acting On Flint Water Crisis

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit If you are poor and the wrong color, the GOP has no use for you. Just ask the people of Flint, Michigan. UPDATE: Late Tuesday night, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi struck a deal to include $170 million in emergency funds for […]

6 Things We Need To Fix Now, To Truly Honor Labor Day

6 Things We Need To Fix Now, To Truly Honor Labor Day

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Image: Labor Day, circa 1900, Buffalo NY via Wikimedia Commons license Labor Day began during a time when people in the United States were working 12-hour days, seven days a week to survive. (Sound familiar?) Children were working, too – some as young as 5 and 6 years old […]

Battling Smug, Empathy-Challenged One-Percenters – The Class Struggle In America

Battling Smug, Empathy-Challenged One-Percenters – The Class Struggle In America

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit I’ve always wanted to share this story. The class struggle in America, a scale model. It was 2005. My then boyfriend (now husband) Pat and I were renters in New Jersey, coveting a place near the shore. We  found a room in a beautiful 3-story Victorian, a half […]

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