Tag: By Andy Kroll

Andy Kroll: The Unlikely Oracle of Occupy Wall Street

March 2012
 How empires—including the United States—fall.

Andy Kroll: Occupy Wall Street’s Political Victory in Ohio

November 2011
 The unsung victors in the hottest election of 2011.

Andy Kroll: Flat-Lining the Middle Class

October 2011
 The deep polarization between the very rich and everyone else has been decades in the making and is a global phenomenon. Reversing it could be the task of a lifetime.

Andy Kroll: The Badger State’s Bloody Stalemate: What Comes Next For Wisconsin’s Fledgling Uprising

August 2011
 Consider Ohio Governor John Kasich’s sudden concession gesture a straw in the wind, but just where and how strongly that wind is blowing is anybody’s guess.

Andy Kroll: What We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About Jobs: How Racism, Global Economics, and the New Jim Crow Fuel Black America’s Crippling Jobs Crisis

July 2011
 The job crisis we know nothing about should be the shame of the nation.

Andy Kroll: How the McEconomy Bombed the American Worker: The Hollowing Out of the Middle Class

May 2011
 Will this warped recovery of ours pave the way for an even more warped economy, with the have-nots at one end, the have-it-alls at the other end, and increasingly less of us in between?

Andy Kroll: Return to Wisconsin: The Beginning or the End?

April 2011
 Who knows if Wisconsin wasn’t the beginning of the end, but the beginning of something new?

Andy Kroll: Cairo in Wisconsin: Eating Egyptian Pizza in Downtown Madison

February 2011
 “For this brief moment at least, people here in Madison are bound together by a single cause, as other protesters were not so long ago, and may be again, in the ancient cities of Egypt.”

Andy Kroll: The New American Oligarchy: Creating a Country of the Rich, by the Rich, and for the Rich

December 2010
 Until lawmakers cap the amount of money in politics, while forcing donors to reveal their identities and not hide in the shadows, the New Oligarchy will only grow in stature and influence. Never before has the United States looked so much like a country of the rich, by the rich, and for the rich.

Andy Kroll: Unemployed: Stranded on the Sidelines of a Jobs Crisis

October 2010 This summer, the author of this post set out to explore just why long-term unemployment had risen to historic levels.