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On the 7/6/15 episode of Economic & Labor News, Thom Hartmann covers…
- GOP is working to expand Right-to-Work (for less).
- Some cities block paid sick-leave. 22 more words
Economically speaking, all 237 GOP presidential candidates are selling the same magic beans.
Everybody knows the script by now: Tax cuts for wealthy “job creators” bring widespread prosperity; top off Scrooge McDuck’s bullion pool, and the benefits flow outward to everybody else, the economy surges, budget deficits melt away, and the song of the turtle dove will be heard in the land. 780 more words
"Scott Walker Would Be A Very Dangerous President": Vicious And Vindictive, With An Attack Dog’s Contempt
Unions grew out of a need to protect the common interest of workers but now it seems they have become what they were created to stop. 536 more words
Another installment of ‘The Big Picture: 10 Ideas to Save the Economy’ with Robert Reich: ‘Strengthen Unions.’
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As union membership has weakened from more than a third of all private sector workers belonging to unions in the 1950s to fewer than 7% today, that decline has mirrored almost exactly the decline of the middle-class.
"Same Dynamics Of Polarization And Bad Ideology As Anybody Else": No, Governors Are Not Inherently Superior Candidates For President
For a professional political writer, nothing’s more fun than identifying a cliche your less esteemed colleagues are using that never made sense or has stopped making sense and just blowing it up. 542 more words