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Entries from August 25th, 2017

Why Republicans Can Be Called Neo-Fascist

August 25th, 2017 · Comments Off on Why Republicans Can Be Called Neo-Fascist · Politics, Populism

By Joseph O’Shaughnessy The Republican agenda is deeply unpopular. Trump is unpopular. Why then, could a man who is so unpopular now have been elected seven or eight months ago, November of 2016? There is a good reason. He has often been called a Populist. The fact that he is still called that by many […]

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Create New Unions to Rebuild the Middle Class

August 16th, 2017 · Comments Off on Create New Unions to Rebuild the Middle Class · Jobs, Labor, Politics, Populism, Unions

By Joseph O’Shaughnessy We’ve written about unions here before, about how unions gave us the forty-hour workweek and weekends and pensions and a lifestyle that allowed kids to get started in college. Unions gave us really good health care and job security that was as good as possible in a world where global economics forced […]

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“Tax Cut Fever” Is as Nutty as Trump. Who’s Behind It?

August 5th, 2017 · Comments Off on “Tax Cut Fever” Is as Nutty as Trump. Who’s Behind It? · General, Politics, Populism, Taxes

by Joseph O’Shaughnessy Even the Liberal Media, in the form of the PBS Newshour has touted the success of the economy. Lowest unemployment in decades. Highest stock market ever. You can’t find a home to buy anywhere close to your price. So what is wrong? Why do we need tax cuts? Even if they produced […]

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