America's income inequality has grown so wide that the current "recovery" is driven primarily by the upper fifth of income earners.
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The Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) today denounced false claims filed in federal court by Eric O’Keefe and Wisconsin Club for Growth (WCFG) who are seeking to derail a bipartisan, multi-county criminal investigation into their electoral activities.
Last week, more than 550 groups, representing tens of millions of individual members, signed a letter to members of Congress urging them to vote against a push by President Obama for 'fast track' authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a so-called "free trade" now under negotation between the U.S. and eleven other Pacific rim nations.
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With the financial recovery looking more like the Great Recession, people are turning to the real goods and services of the earth economy.
Raw milk was big news in the national media just before Christmas.
Did you see President Obama’s State of the Union? While the President had an optimistic tone, I saw the same theme of giving more power to corporations at the expense of the people.
There are always winners and losers in free trade. The winners are the one percent -- the wealthy at the top. The losers are the ninety-nine percent -- the rest of us. The latest free trade deal that is now being rushed by President Obama through Congress is known as the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP).
First, we have a major democracy problem. Citizens United paved the way for unlimited corporate spending to distort our elections. Second, until we fix the funding of our political campaigns, we can't fix the individual issues that matter most to everyday Americans.
Connecticut made history in 2011 as the first state to require employers to provide paid sick leave to all full-time and part-time employees.