Worker Wins Update: Workers Make Gains in Workplace and Ballot Box

WASHINGTON, DC– Workers across the country have stood up in recent months for fair wages and better working conditions through organizing and ballot initiative campaigns. The following are a sample of victories won by workers: Organizing and Community Victories Boilermakers Make Progress at Virginia Manufacturer: Workers at the Steel Fab manufacturing company in Lebanon, Virginia […]

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In the United States, in the 21st Century

Three weeks ago, the news was all Ebola, all the time. Todd Kincannon, the former Executive Director of the South Carolina Republican Party announced, “the protocol for a positive Ebola test should be immediate humane execution and sanitization of the whole are. That will save lives.” The President was labeled inept and weak at handling […]

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Elizabeth Warren On Obamacare, Government Shutdown And Holding Elected Leaders Accountable

Let me start by saying I love Elizabeth Warren!  She is everything I want to represent working families in Washington. A couple of days ago Liz went on Late Night with Seth Meyers to talk about the recent election results.  Meyers started right out with the question, did Democrats make a mistake by distancing themselves […]

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“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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