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In the run-up to Black Friday, Walmart and strikers wage a war of words - By Lydia DePillis November 22 at 3:01 PM

Consider a box of donated food placed out for workers to help their colleagues put a festive meal on the table at Thanksgiving, which happened over the past few days at Wal-Marts in Frankfort, Ind., and Oklahoma City. 291 more words


Robert Reich: The 1 percent is gutting America’s middle class - ROBERT REICH, ROBERTREICH.ORG WEDNESDAY, NOV 2014

This originally appeared on Robert Reich’s blog.

The richest Americans hold more of the nation’s wealth than they have in almost a century. What do they spend it on? 377 more words


A Victory for the Left - By William Saletan NOV. 4 2014 11:25 PM

Chin up, Democrats. Republicans may have won the Senate, but the country is headed your way.

Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes speaks to supporters following her defeat by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Nov. 631 more words


Obama looks to boost women’s vote -By Bernie Becker - 11/01/14 06:00 AM EDT

President Obama called for improving the economic conditions of women in his latest weekly address, advocating for a key voting bloc just days ahead of Tuesday’s midterm elections. 373 more words


Friday Reads: Economic Anemia

Good Morning!

Since I’m in the middle of revamping my course for Graduate Finance Students in International Finance and reviewing textbooks and the usual stuff, I thought I’d focus on the economy for the morning. 3,658 more words

Morning Reads

Declining Wages Are Killing the American Dream - By Mortimer B. Zuckerman Oct. 2014

Americans want halfway decent pay for halfway decent work.

Where have all the flowers gone? American families hoped to emerge a long time ago from the bleakness of the Great Recession that began in 2008. 638 more words