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Feeding the poors … Republican Style

From yr Wonkette: Wisconsin Takes Lead In F*ck The Poors Sweepstakes: Now You Can’t Buy Beans And Rice Wisconsin is one of those states that really hates poor people. (Yeah, we know. Just like the […]

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The Legacy of NAFTA

From Al Jazeera: When the ‘refrigerator capital of the world’ lost its refrigerator plant [The Hoisingtons] long-standing jobs with Electrolux, the multinational firm that took ownership of the plant in the 1980s, gave the couple […]

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Bernie and Social Security

Chief among them is Social Security, a program he describes as one of the “most successful government programs in American history.” However, without changes — benefit cuts or tax increases — the fund that maintains […]

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From the White House

Thank you, Eric Holder!

Attorney General Eric Holder: The People’s Lawyer Eric Holder bids final farewell, heralds ‘Golden Age’ at Justice Dept. Attorney General Eric Holder bid a final farewell to what he predicts will be recognized in the […]

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Fifty Years Ago Today: “Bloody Sunday”

The president’s speech in Selma: Rep. Terri Sewell at 1:59:20 Rep. John Lewis at 2:04:00 President Obama at 2:12:00 Transcript: Remarks by the President at the 50th Anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery Marches (full […]