Senator Bernie Sanders, outspoken socialist and author of the acclaimed Outsider in the House, is still in the news for his mid-December harangue on tax cuts in the Senate. Now over a month later, the "near-filibuster" has inspired a new wave of debate over reforms to filibuster policy which could greatly affect the dynamic of Senate decision-making.
In a piece for the Winter 2011 issue of Radical History Review, David Harvey argues that the real problem demanding our attention is private property, not the commons itself.
As most young people, students, and recent college graduates are well aware, entering today's job market can be a terrifying endeavor. Long before the afterglow of post-secondary accomplishment has any time to fade (or even to appear, in the case of working students), the race is on for the next step toward gainful employment. In most cases, this means a highly competitive race to the bottom of the corporate ladder.