The American Caste System

The caste system is a system of social stratification which historically identified groups of people in India as having a specific social rank, grouped by hierarchical order, and fitting into one of four basic groups, or colors

Nothing Left – The long, slow surrender of American liberals

or nearly all the twentieth century there was a dynamic left in the United States grounded in the belief that unrestrained capitalism generated unacceptable social costs. That left crested in influence between 1935 and 1945, when it anchored a coalition centered in the labor movement, most significantly within the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO). It…