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How Immigration Reform Will Help All Workers

Our ultimate goal should be to help Americans find good paying jobs. Abusing the guest worker program is hurting the millions of Americans who are currently looking for employment. Every year thousands of people legally enter the United States on temporary work visas.  They use the guest worker program as a way to get their […]

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Nelson Mandela A Hero To All

“During my lifetime I have dedicated myself to this struggle of the African people. I have fought against white domination, and I have fought against black domination. I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony and with equal opportunities. It is an ideal which […]

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Activist Protest Walmart on Black Friday For Better Wages (Somersworth, NH)

On Friday November 29th millions of Americans went out well before dawn to try to save a few dollars on that hot new toy.  The annual event now known as ‘Black Friday,’ is the biggest annual revenue draw for retailers.  However not everyone who was out on Black Friday was out to shop. Millions of […]

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Stakeholder Capitalism vs. Shareholder Capitalism; How Workers Lost Everything

Editors Note: This is a part of the larger post on Hedrick Smith’s lecture to the NH AFL-CIO about his new book ‘Who Stole The American Dream’.  You can read the entire post here.  Stakeholder Capitalism vs. Shareholder Capitalism There are two very different perspectives about how a business should be run.  On one hand […]

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‘Made In America’ Is The Focus Of The New Movie “AMERICAN MADE MOVIE”

There is no doubt that American manufacturing has suffered a significant decline in the last few decades.  This drop in our manufacturing base was a big factor leading to the current economic downturn. What caused this reduction in American manufacturing?  Most of it can be attributed to the offshoring of jobs.  Manufacturers are taking advantage […]

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AFSC Says Senate Immigration Bill Much Less Than Meets the Eye

Bill’s narrow path to citizenship still sustains human rights hardships CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE — The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) finds the Senate immigration bill passed today “offers much less than it should, and at great sacrifice to quality of life for all US residents.” The bill creates a narrow path to citizenship for some […]

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California Looks To Close A Loophole That Will Hit Corporations Where It Hurts, Their Profits

Millions of Americans are what are commonly referred to as the working poor.  These are workers who have jobs, yet do not make enough to get off government assistance programs.  Many corporations pay their employees the absolute minimum and refuse to even offer them healthcare leaving states to pick up … Continue reading →

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Exeter School Board Attempt To Use Corporate Tactic To Rob Workers Of Their Pensions

This week the Exeter School Board met to discuss options for reducing the budget for next year.  One of the options the are pursuing is making the Para-professionals take an additional  30 minutes out of their workday. Being force to take an addition 30 minutes off a day may not seem like much, … Continue reading →

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