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Entries from July 19th, 2013

Another Look at Unions

July 19th, 2013 · Comments Off on Another Look at Unions · Corporations and Industry, Fascism, Health Care, Jobs, Labor, Politics, Populism, Wall Street

It is time to revisit the issue of unions. Why are unions important? They are important because unions represent the people. Government used to represent the people, but now it represents special interests. With Citizens United, where every billionaire can pick out his personal House member or Senator and spend as much as possible to […]

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Of the Rich and the Poor in America

July 13th, 2013 · Comments Off on Of the Rich and the Poor in America · ALEC, Corporations and Industry, Democracy, Economics, Fascism, Health Care, Jobs, Politics, Populism

Income and wealth inequality in the United States is on the rise again. The gap between the rich and poor was much smaller from the end of the Depression to the 1980s but things changed with the Presidency of Ronald Reagan. There are numerous studies, the rants and propaganda of Wall Street flacks and Fox […]

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