The Spark

“The emancipation of the working class will only be achieved by the working class itself.” — Karl Marx

Back to School Early

Aug 20, 2012

L.A. schools started early this year, and so did the shopping. Every company advertises a “back-to-school sale” – but sale or no sale, it’s a lot of money for clothes, uniforms, school supplies, not to mention the extra money schools ask parents to chip in for extra-curricular activities.

Once again, we are reminded how our wages don’t keep up with inflation.