The wildfires in California, protests in France, the refugee crisis, and disputes over federal land all have a common thread in climate change. Working-class people repeatedly bear the brunt of its effects, and the rich use their clout to buy and legislate their own protection at others’ expense. In this week’s Working-Class Perspective, Allison L. […]
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ABC rebooted Roseanne without its namesake star after she was dismissed for a racist tweet against President Obama’s close advisor, Valerie Jarrett. In Working-Class Perspectives, Kathy M. Newman describes how The Conners successfully tackles issues that working-class families face today: struggles with addiction, health, and work. Life expectancy for Americans has fallen to an average of […]
Leading up to the U.S. midterm elections, Republicans warned voters about a caravan of migrants traveling north from Central America. In this weeks’ Working-Class Perspective, KI’s Juan L. Belman Guerrero calls our attention to another group of immigrants who have already planted roots in the United States: hundreds of thousands of immigrants covered by Temporary Protected […]