Daily Archives: July 19, 2014

What in the World is Cloward-Piven?

When references are made to Cloward-Piven, the impression frequently is that these two academic Sociologists are today’s equivalent of Marx and Engels. The controversy comes from an article published in The Nation in 1966, The Weight of the Poor: A … Continue reading

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Three Political Arguments which are Common and False

Bad bills balance good bills. Bills are not like aces in a card game, diverse bills are not necessarily equivalent. Claiming that any number of bad bills blocked in one chamber of Congress justifies blocking bills in the other chamber … Continue reading

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