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Class War with a Smiley Face

Class War with a Smiley Face
Therborn’s analysis is that, due to the decline of the industrial working class, labor unions are no longer well positioned to take a central role in these struggles. Hayes’s argument is that, while it is often very difficult to persuade poor and working class people that they are entitled to anything better, ... Read more

How Silicon Valley’s Class War Will Spread

How Silicon Valley’s Class War Will Spread
It doesn’t take a social microscope to see that Silicon Valley—San Francisco in particular—is in the middle of a cultural upheaval. As the massive influx of tech industry employees continues to gentrify the Bay Area, city natives have taken to protesting the very existence of their city’s proudest ... Read more