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How to give American workers a pay raise

The majority of American workers are getting less and less benefit from the growth of the American economy.

The pro-labor Economic Policy Institute notes that, since 1979, the U.S. 531 more words

Labor

Mission Possible

Are you worthy of bestowing onto yourself an intelligent Leader in the White House? What if I told you we already honor our worthiness. Knowing that and feeling that, electing Hillary Clinton as the first female President Of The United States, honors our worthiness too. 154 more words

Income Equality

Robert Reich: Why We’re All Becoming Independent Contractors

GM is worth around $60 billion, and has over 200,000 employees. Its front-line workers earn from $19 to $28.50 an hour, with benefits.

Uber is estimated to be worth some $40 billion, and has 850 employees. 833 more words

Social Justice

Clinton Email Scandal

This whole Hillary Clinton email scandal seems ridiculously stupid.  The latest much to do about nothing.  Look, I would prefer if Elizabeth Warren was the candidate.   166 more words

Politics

Scott Walker: F@&* Puppet of Industry

Wisconsin Right-to-Work Bill

Scott Walker, trying hard to prove that looks do indeed provide a window into the soul, is expected to sign a right-to-work bill that his republican cohorts approved in the Wisconsin Senate.   289 more words

Republicans

Education as Workforce Development: The Horror

W.J. Astore

A strong trend in higher education today is to sell education as workforce development.  I saw this at the college where I used to teach, which was unsurprising given that the college started as a technical institute in a conservative area.   663 more words

US Politics

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When Math Attacks

Basic math can be cruel. Long ago, when Ronald Reagan was first running for president, he promised, were he president, an across-the-board reduction in income tax rates and an even larger reduction in capital gains tax rates. 3,455 more words

Income Inequality