Vox Populi

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RoseAnn DeMoro: Time to Break the Class Ceiling — Elect Bernie Sanders

Let’s make history. The 2016 election offers a rare moment to crack a barrier that can truly transform our nation – the opportunity to shatter the Class Ceiling. As an … Continue reading

September 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Video: Philip Levine reads “What Work Is”

Philip Levine reads his work at the AFL-CIO on Nov. 15, 2011. Philip Levine (January 10, 1928 – February 14, 2015) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American poet best known for … Continue reading

February 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Deirdre Fulton: ‘Everything is Awesome’? Not So Much for Middle Class, Says Warren

Despite positive economic indicators, ‘America’s middle class is in deep trouble,’ says the progressive senator… . “For more than thirty years, too many politicians in Washington have made deliberate choices … Continue reading

January 13, 2015 · 1 Comment

Joseph E. Stiglitz: People Who Break the Rules Have Raked in Huge Profits, Sickening Our Politics

The following is taken from a transcript of Joseph Stiglitz’s remarks to the AFL-CIO convention in Los Angeles on September 8, 2013. I’m an economist — I study how economies … Continue reading

August 30, 2014 · 1 Comment

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