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America's Middle Class: In the Tank! (tags)
Just about everyday, the news is bad! The economy is going to hell, the Iraqi War continues unabated and the energy crisis is shifting into high gear. One direct result: The Middle Class is disappearing. No Middle Class, no democracy! And yet, our people seem to be sleepwalking through it all. Maybe, Carl Jung was right when he said, “The people can’t stand too much reality.”
Interview: Filmmaker Barbara Kopple (tags)
SEIU employee and filmmaker interviews two-time Oscar winning director Barbara Kopple on her film about striking coal miners, "Harlan County, U.S.A." The film comes out on DVD this month.
Youth Join Fight For, Against Smoking (tags)
A self-described libertarian, Hannula fought a now-defunct anti-smoking program for Minnesota youth called Target Market because he disapproved that public money was used to influence the choices teens make about smoking.