- Working-Class Perspectives offers weekly commentaries on current issues related to working-class people and communities. Contributors discuss a variety of issues, from what class means to how it intersects with race and gender to how class is shaping American politics. We welcome relevant comments of 500 words or less.
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Monthly Archives: May 2009
I’m for increasing taxes on “the rich” for the same reason Willie Sutton robbed banks: “That’s where the money is.” I do not resent people for being rich and have no desire to “punish them for being successful,” as conservatives … Continue reading
For generations, people have understood and accepted that the news media has the power to set the public agenda through how it covers major stories. How well does the media bear that responsibility? Some argue that the news is gathered … Continue reading