New articles in Corporatism: “Class warfare” labeling

Alec MacGillis and Propublica: America’s original underclass. “Charles Murray’s Coming Apart: The State of White America, 1960–2010 was published in 2012, and Robert D. Putnam’s Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis came out last year. From opposite ends of the ideological spectrum, they made the case that social breakdown among low-income whites was starting to mimic trends that had begun decades earlier among African Americans: Rates of out-of-wedlock births and male joblessness were rising sharply……the fatalism is clear: Things were much better in an earlier time, and no future awaits in places that have been left behind by polished people in gleaming cities. The most painful comparison is not with supposedly ascendant minorities—it’s with the fortunes of one’s own parents or, by now, grandparents.” read

New articles in Corporatism: “Class warfare” labeling

David Korten on US corporate rule. read

D. Campbell on the bankers role in Greek collapse. read

Noam Chomsky on Greece (47 min). watch

Richard Wolff on Greece and failed “austerity.” read

Richard Wolff on history of class struggles. listen

Charles Derber: Democracy of Corporocrasy?” The Algonquin pipeline. read