The Economic and Social Crisis: Contemporary Capitalism and Class Struggle


By Prof. James Petras, – The Motor Force for Historical Regression or Advance One of the most important and yet most neglected determinants of the outcomes of the economic crisis and resultant deepening of social inequalities and immiseration is the ‘class … Continue reading →

Exiling the Poor

Winnetka, Ill. is one of many prosperous suburban communities that has rejected plans to build affordable housing in their town. (Zol87/Wikimedia Commons)

BY DANIEL HERTZ, – Affluent suburban communities are refusing to build state-mandated affordable housing, leaving the inner-city poor with few options On the same day that Illinois Republicans voted to endorse Mitt Romney, residents in Winnetka, a Chicago suburb, voted on a … Continue reading →

Two Classes, Divided by ‘I Do’ – Single and Unequal

Daily coverage Washington

By JASON DePARLE,NYT – ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Jessica Schairer has so much in common with her boss, Chris Faulkner, that a visitor to the day care center they run might get them confused. They are both friendly white women from … Continue reading →

“By Imbeciles Who Really Mean It”: Lost Verities and Dirty Hippies

By Phil Rockstroh, (Frequent WWH Contributer ) – Regardless of the dissembling of corporate state propagandists, free market capitalism has always been a government subsidized, bubble-inflating, swindlers’ game, in which, psychopathic personalities (not “job creators” but con job perpetrators) thrive. By … Continue reading →