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The FDR Economic Bill of Rights, Relevant Then and Now

I recently stumbled across a blog post titled “An Economic Bill of Rights for the 21st Century”. It led me to look up the original text for the”Economic Bill of Rights” introduced by President Franklin D. 656 more words

Opinion

America's Failure to Support Troops...Economically

“Support our troops.” People in the United States frequently hear and see this phrase in a variety of settings: on cars, from politicians, and from friends posting on social media, to name a few. 409 more words

Economic Justice

Resisting Leicester's "Dark Factories"

Dark factories: labour exploitation in Britain’s garment industry,” was the front-page feature article in the Financial Times (May 17) last week, and Leicester, sadly, was the main focus of the expose. 811 more words

Corporate Scroungers

#ga2018. So what has reading the Blue Book 2018 taught me.

1. The church doesn’t speak with one voice. the strategic plan in an attempt to achieve this.
I am being taught to speak with a consitant voice to narrate my way of seeing the world and how that affects how I see. 860 more words

Economics

"We value you . . ."

So, I was told what my raise would be for 2018. $.28 per hour. I was also told “we don’t want you to leave (insert company here)” and “we really value you.” 1,079 more words

The people who "make our clothes, assemble our phones and grow our food" are being exploited to enrich corporations & the super wealthy (Oxfam)

More than $8 of every $10 of wealth created last year went to the richest 1%.

That’s according to a new report from Oxfam International, which estimates that the bottom 50% of the world’s population saw no increase in wealth. 57 more words

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