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Thursday, March 15, 2018 12:18 am
The most common measurement that the media, politicians and corporations use to tell us whether our economy is zooming or sputtering is Wall Street’s index of stock prices. The media literally spews...
Thursday, March 8, 2018 12:19 am
Last year’s grassroots progressive runs for office laid to rest much of the Democratic Party’s orthodoxy about who is “electable” and how it’s essential that candidates – in hopes of attra...
Thursday, March 1, 2018 12:19 am
 From the start of his White House tenure, the Trumpsters have plotted, stalked and serially killed vibrant members of the English language.The word “fact” was the first to go. Robust and uni...
Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018 12:17 am
A fresh “Reclaim the South” movement of young African-American populists is emerging, kindling long-suppressed hope in the racially scarred Deep South and offering the possibility of real economic...
Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 12:19 am
Just in the past year, Trump’s documented whoppers rank him as the lyingest president in U.S. history. And that included Nixon.It’s not the volume of his fabrications that is so gross, but their e...
Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018 12:18 am
 Last June, after Democratic candidates had lost four straight special Congressional elections, America’s purveyors of conventional political wisdom simultaneously jumped to the conclusion that...
Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018 12:21 am
Last year, Good Jobs First tracked the 386 incentive deals since 1976 that gave at least $50 million to a corporation, and then it tallied the number of jobs created. The average cost per job was $658...
Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018 12:21 am
 Even in this country of grand egalitarian aspirations, the U.S. actually had no broad middle class until one was created in the 1930s and ‘40s. And, yes, “created” is the correct term for...
Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018 12:19 am
 Inequality doesn’t just come out of the blue, it’s intentionally created by decisions that elites make – usually behind closed doors, so those knocked down don’t know what (or who) hit t...

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