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Enough bashing of the poors, already!

An important article from The Nation. It begins with a quote from “The Undeserving Poor” by Michael Katz which I read when I took a course on poverty at UCSB in the early 1990s. That course, and my own experiences, are … Continue reading

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The real class warfare problem? They tell us we suck and we believe them.

When I was a child, there was no such thing as a “payday loan.”  There were loan sharks, who were always the bad guys in the movies, taking advantage of destitute gamblers and fathers down on their luck. They were … Continue reading

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Why Occupy Wall Street is Winning the Narrative

Because the premise of our story has never been “money triumphs over love.”  That is a premise guaranteed to end in tragedy. We will choose “love/truth triumphs over money” anytime.  That is a comedy, or an epic, or an epic … Continue reading

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