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The Tories want to stop strikes because they work

The Tories want to make it harder for trade unionists to go out on strike and this week we have a prime example of why such attacks on union rights would be harmful. 739 more words
UK Politics

Dead Cats: Endorsement, 08/28/15, (17)29: James Brody


ALERTS: VFP 9/11 @ Ryan’s

HENNINGER – Conservatives Won

LEADS: KRAUTHAMMER – 6 years of resets; KURTZ – JEB on Common Core; NOONAN – America in play; KRIEGER – Body scanners fail; HAHN – GOP to ignore immigration. 4,988 more words


Use Tax, Really?

In order to level the playing field for local businesses, the presiding county commissioner and the Chambers of Commerce declared that Cape Girardeau County must pass a use tax.  86 more words


Policy Proposal: Boosting Voter Turnout

Election turnout has been consistently lower than in previous decades with the trend particularly true in local elections and as a consequence a key part of the modern zeitgeist has been political apathy with politicians often making cosmetic changes rather than actually doing anything substantive. 558 more words
UK Politics

The Educators' War on the Working Class

By Michael Bargo Jr.

They say that capitalism is the deadliest threat to poor Americans.  But that’s not true — it’s actually Big Education.

We are constantly told that educators are “dedicated” to improving the lives of students and that a good education opens the door to a good career and financial success.    1,102 more words


Identity and Politics

The “Gayby Baby” film presentation controversy has hit me harder than I’d like to admit. Not because it does affect me personally per se in terms of families, but it’s struck me at how political such issues have become. 553 more words

Sexuality And The Media