Robert Scheer writes: "A 'working class hero,' John Lennon told us in his song of that title, 'is something to be/ Keep you doped with religion and sex and TV/ And you think you're so clever and classless and free/ But you're still fucking peasants as far as I can see.' The delusion of a classless America in which opportunity is equally distributed is the most effective deception perpetrated by the moneyed elite that controls all the key levers of power in what passes for our democracy."
Worker-protesters marching to the Wisconsin State Capitol, 02/26/11. (photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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