“Democracy in Action” Conference Focuses on Reducing Political Influence of Corporations and Big Money

MANCHESTER, NEW HAMPSHIRE—Eleven days after the most expensive mid-term election in US history, New Hampshire activists will gather on Saturday, November 15 at Manchester Community College to learn how to make their own voices heard in the run-up to New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation presidential primary. Sponsored by the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), Open Democracy, and […]

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#FITN query: ‘Do you dislike bootysex because the peeny goes in where the poopy comes out?’

Image: youtube.com/americanbridge21st Sunday night, a group of Dartmouth College students were really rude to Texas Gov. Rick Perry. “In 2002, you supported Texas’s anti-sodomy laws. Do you dislike bootysex because the peeny goes in where the poopy comes out?” asked sophomore Ben Packer. The Dartmouth reporter Emily Sellers asked, “In your campaigns you have received […]

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Q – Is New Hampshire joining the “Blue Wall”?

  On Election Day, there was an overlooked CNN essay by GOP analyst David Gergen, suggesting that GOP operatives awaiting a big payoff that same day (which did happen) beware of the 2016 Blue Wall …. A powerful phalanx of 18 states and the District of Columbia that have voted for the Democrats in every […]

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What would YOU do with $707 billion?

Goldman Sachs just weighed in with their predictions for next year’s economy. They expect “only a modest growth in business investment”… but a whopping increase in the amount of money corporations will spend buying back their own stock. (Corporations buy back their own stock to increase per-share prices.  Many CEOs get paid more, if the […]

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US Postal Service to Make Extreme Cuts in Service — Workers to Protest at 149 Locations Nationwide

US Postal Service Poised to Make Devastating Cuts in Service: Postal Workers to Deliver Message – ‘Stop Delaying America’s Mail’ – At 149 Protests in 48 States Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe and the USPS Board of Governors, the board that oversees the U.S. Postal Service, are poised to make devastating cuts in service to the American people […]

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FairPoint Strikers Escalate Campaign with NYC Action Against Hedge Fund Angelo, Gordon

- Union activists descend on investor conference in New York attended by officials of Angelo, Gordon — FairPoint’s biggest shareholder – Protest highlights hypocrisy of the Wall Street hedge fund, which manages billions in public pension funds even as FairPoint tries to gut worker pensions NEW YORK — The FairPoint strike in northern New England […]

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State Rep. Cushing files election law complaint against Charles and David Koch

State House Rep. Renny Cushing (D-Hampton) has filed a complaint with the state attorney general alleging billionaires Charles and David Koch are the “ultimate source” of the funding for a political mailer that violated the state’s election laws. The mailer, which Cushing says contained “false and misleading information,” was paid for by New Hampshire Advantage […]

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