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Posted on: Jan 26, 2015, Source: Dissent Magazine

What has become of working-class life in small-town America?

Posted on: Mar 12, 2012, Source: Dissent Magazine

Last summer, with the nattering of congressional debt-ceiling debates and reports of ballooning corporate profits making headlines, Max Fraser went in search of Middletown.

Posted on: Jan 31, 2008, Source: The Nation

As with most domestic policy, Obama is to the right of Clinton.

Posted on: Jan 15, 2008, Source: The Nation

Shockingly little attention has been paid to the mortgage crisis on the campaign trail.

Posted on: Oct 22, 2007, Source: The Nation

Despite repeated efforts, the UAW has never been able to establish a foothold in foreign-owned factories, which are often strategically located in rural areas with a negligible union presence, antilabor state legislation and depressed local economies.

Posted on: Sep 26, 2007, Source: The Nation

The details of UAW's deal with GM haven't been made public, but reports suggest a troubling possibility for one of the few industries with high-paying manufacturing jobs ...

Posted on: Jun 10, 2007, Source: The Nation

After the 86th and final episode, <i>The Sopranos</i> has come a long way since it burst into our collective consciousness in 1999 -- and along with it the iconic role the mob has in the American imagination.