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The “middle class” myth: Here’s why wages are really so low today

Want to understand the failures of the “free market” and the key to getting a decent wage? Here’s the real story

By:EDWARD MCCLELLAND/Salon… 1,757 more words

Good People

Book Bits: Coffee for troops, 'Transatlantic,' rust belt stories, Amazon Breakthrough Award winners

I hope you’re enjoying your Memorial Day weekend. How do we best remember those who secured and protected our freedom? A parade perhaps. A local program featuring veterans. 869 more words

Book Bits

The bizarre story of Richard Marx "stalking" a local blogger. An incredible hockey penalty shot. And silverware that helps you diet

I begin today with a bizarre tale of Richard Marx stalking a local blogger.

I am not ashamed to admit I loved Richard Marx back in the day; “Right Here Waiting,” “Endless Summer Nights,” and “Hold on to the Nights” were in heavy cassette rotation in the Lewis bedroom all throughout the 1980s. 418 more words

NBC Blogger: Chief Keef’s Music Is A Simplistic "Minstrel Show"

Writing for NBC, veteran Chicago political journalist and author, Edward McClelland, described “Don’t Like” rapper Chief Keef’s debut album on Interscope Records, Finally Rich… 472 more words

National

Chicago blogger: 'Chief Keef is just a minstrel show'

The violence and murder rate in Chicago is at an all-time high and many point to the music industry as both a source of the problem and a possible voice for change. 232 more words

Entertainment

NBC Blogger: Chief Keef’s Music Is A Primitive Minstrel Show

Writing for NBC, veteran Chicago political journalist and author, Edward McClelland, described “Don’t Like” rapper Chief Keef‘s debut album on Interscope Records, Finally Rich, … 726 more words

News & Gossip

NBC Blogger: Chief Keef’s Music Is A Primitive Minstrel Show

Writing for NBC, veteran Chicago political journalist and author, Edward McClelland, described “Don’t Like” rapper Chief Keef‘s debut album on Interscope Records, Finally Rich, … 726 more words

National