Left Forum 2017 - Economy and Psychology: A Tale of Two Depressions

LF_2017_Econ_Psychology_thumb.pngMost Americans have never recovered from the recession of 2008 and the outsourcing, mechanizing, robotizing and computerizing of their jobs. Men’s salaries and working conditions have been deteriorating since the mid 1970s. Women’s salaries have increased to...READ MORE

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Mother's Day and the State of Mothers in the USA

KBBF_HF_05152017.pngDr. Harriet Fraad joins Elaine B. Holtz on KBBF-FM 89.1 to discuss the origins of Mother's Day and the current state of motherhood in the US.

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Women, Class, Gender and the Trump Agenda

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This article originally appeared at Logosjournal.com

Introduction

First I want to explain where I am coming from. I am coming from the theory of class in the household developed by me and Stephen Resnick, and Richard Wolff in the book Class Struggle on the Home Front, (Palgrave 2009) based on their recreation of Marxian theory. I will present the recent revolutionary class and gender transformations in the household and then discuss Trump’s class and gender agenda for today’s women.

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Trump, Promise and Betrayal

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Trump’s programs push American blue collar voters and the mass of all Americans out of the frying pan, right into the fire.  Why did so many blue-collar family men and women vote for Trump in the first place?

 

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Economic Update: Economics, Psychology & Trump

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A discussion on the economic and psychological causes of Trump's election and Trump's performance to date. WATCH NOW

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