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Kenneth Peres

Kenneth R. Peres retired as chief economist of the Communications Workers of America. Formerly, he served as economist for the Northern Cheyenne Tribe, the Montana House Select Committee on Economic Development, and the Montana Alliance for Progressive Policy. Ken has held teaching positions at the University of Montana, St. John's University, Chief Dull Knife College, and the City University of New York. He obtained a PhD in economics from the New School in New York City.

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If Democrats Want to Succeed, They Will Have to Implement Policies That Primarily Benefit the Working Class

Progressives cannot just sit by and expect Biden or the Democratic Party to do the right thing.

Kenneth Peres ·


Why the Republican Party Wants to Destroy Labor Unions

The GOP sees unions and their supporters as enemies to be politically and economically destroyed.

Kenneth Peres ·


Murderer in Chief (Part Two): Trump's Gutting of Environmental Rules Will Lead to Hundreds of Thousands of Deaths

The Trump administration—not state governors, not Congress, and not past presidents—is directly responsible for the hundreds of thousands of preventable deaths heading our way.

Kenneth Peres ·


Murderer in Chief: Donald Trump and the Tens of Thousands Coronavirus Dead

Many argue that the U.S. president has blood on his hands. The question remains: just how much?

Kenneth Peres ·



Here Are 10,000 Words Detailing Why Bloomberg Embodies Everything Wrong With the US Plutocratic Political System

Bloomberg and his political and media allies want to portray him as a non-ideological centrist, a good administrator who will "get it done," and a pragmatic politician who can work with both major parties. Don't believe them.

Kenneth Peres ·


Joe Biden Serves Wall Street, Not Main Street

He has relied and continues to rely on the campaign contributions of Wall Street and billionaires, including union busting law firms.

Kenneth Peres ·


Buttigieg Is a Wall Street Democrat Beholden to Corporate Interests

Given his history, it is no surprise that Wall Street, Big Tech, Big Pharma, health insurers, real estate developers and private equity have decided to invest millions of dollars into Buttigieg’s campaign.

Kenneth Peres ·

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