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Parties and Factions


Our traditional view of American political parties is outdated and blocks our understanding of what is happening in the 2016 election cycle. We do not have a Democratic Party supporting the workers and the Republican Party supporting the corporations. Since

Posted in Blue-collar, Elections, Immigration, Jobs, Politics, Private-Sector, Public-Sector

The Jilted Voter


The “Tea Party” voters are people who have been jilted by one of America’s major political parties and never felt wanted, or at home, in the other party. They largely overlap the “Reagan Democrats” but became more frustrated as they

Posted in Blue-collar, culture wars, education, Environment, Politics, Racism, Tea Party

Dis-Union Movement


From its beginnings, the union movement has worked on the principle of unity or solidarity. Union leaders recognized that they would succeed or fail based on their ability to get their members to understand the need to support union workers

Posted in Blue-collar, Government, Private-Sector, Public-Sector, Unions

Fire and the Wheel


The first two major inventions, or skills, mankind acquired were fire and the wheel. The first epitomizes the ability to manage the forces and energies of nature for our benefit. The second is a simple version of machinery which shaped

Posted in Blue-collar, Energy, Environment, Government, Jobs
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