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"Scott Walker And The Masters Of Deceit": Tailoring His Views To The Particular Audience He Is Addressing

As Scott Walker finally makes his presidential bid official today, National Journal‘s Tim Alberta wonders if the candidate can perpetually get away with tailoring his views to the particular audience he is addressing. 794 more words

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Thom Hartmann on Economic & Labor News: 7/6/15 (Video)

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.
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Economy

"An Edge Of Ruthlessness": Scott Walker; Uncle Scrooge’s Lackey In Wisconsin

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

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The time for unions has passed; time for something different

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

The Big Picture: Strengthen Unions with Robert Reich

Another installment of ‘The Big Picture: 10 Ideas to Save the Economy’ with Robert Reich: ‘Strengthen Unions.’

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. 

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Economy

"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

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