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A few days ago Tesla Motors bought out an automobile supplier in Grand Rapids, Michigan. They purchased Riviera tool, a company just a door or two down from where I'm working these days. Teslas were ...
by Muskegon Critic
Comment Count 114 comments on Tue May 12, 2015 at 07:55 PM PDT with 171 Recommends
Many progressives, myself included, have fallen into the globalization argument trap when accounting for chronically high average levels of unemployment in the US and low overall GDP growth rates or ...
by steve1960
Comment Count 61 comments on Wed May 27, 2015 at 01:59 PM PDT with 32 Recommends
If nothing else, today's conservative movement may be the greatest talking point generator in American history. Judging by the conservative choir now singing in unison, the aftermath of the ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 27 comments on Tue May 05, 2015 at 04:54 PM PDT with 53 Recommends
Labor Perspective From MCAP co- founder John Kubinski: Learn About The Middle Class Action Project, Which Is Bringing Working People Together To Fight Back Against Corporate Greed & Income ...
by MCAP
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Mar 13, 2015 at 02:08 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
(cross-posted here ) The idea in a nutshell: economies of scale achieved by mass-producing goods for the lower classes help to make high-end versions of these goods more affordable for the upper ...
by RobLewis
Comment Count 21 comments on Mon Feb 23, 2015 at 08:05 AM PST with 8 Recommends
Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ) Gov.
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 35 comments on Fri Feb 06, 2015 at 08:52 AM PST with 42 Recommends
An always-bad idea has been reanimated. Who's behind the push to lower wages, marginalize unions, reduce workers' economic security, buying power, quality of life and job safety? And why? Some ...
by Heywaitaminute
Comment Count 43 comments on Sun Feb 01, 2015 at 10:47 AM PST with 53 Recommends
A hand-wrapped chocolate is a morsel of affordable decadence.
by maricleshappen
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Jan 24, 2015 at 02:46 PM PST with 3 Recommends
I don't know how long this information has been around, but every time I hear Republicans use the term "Job Creators" when ranting about taxes, I start grinding my molars. The budget give-away to ...
by Cin5456
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Dec 12, 2014 at 11:06 AM PST with 2 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog Post Carbon Institute has published a report and multiple related resources calling into question the production statistics touted by promoters of hydraulic fracturing (�
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Oct 27, 2014 at 11:50 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Labor Perspective From MCAP co- founder John Kubinski: Learn About The Middle Class Action Project, Which Is Bringing Working People Together To Fight Back Against Corporate Greed & Income ...
by MCAP
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Oct 10, 2014 at 01:17 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
It’s time to stop punishing some of the hardest-working Americans. It’s time to raise the minimum wage. It would put more money in workers’ pockets. It would help 28 million Americans. ...
by Susan Gardner
Comment Count 36 comments on Sat Oct 04, 2014 at 07:00 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — The Middle Class Action Project is holding a candidate forum on jobs and prosperity Wednesday evening with Republican Rep. Michael Grimm; his opponent, Democrat Domenic M. ...
by MCAP
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Oct 03, 2014 at 12:59 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
“Crony Capitalism is an outsourcing of American jobs plus walmartization of the whole country” – I.G. MARS NY RATING SYSTEM THE MAIN GOAL of the Made in America Rating System is to push the ...
by MCAP
Comment Count 2 comments on Sat Sep 13, 2014 at 07:01 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
By Ilya Galak An Open Letter to My Republican Friends Reverse Outsourcing: How to Pay-Off Debt and Repair National Economy “Crony Capitalism is an outsourcing of American jobs plus ...
by MCAP
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Sep 11, 2014 at 04:03 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
by MCAP
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Aug 30, 2014 at 08:44 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Wanted to pass this along from Tom Wolf's (D. PA) gubernatorial campaign. I'll have more diaries over the weekend, this week has just been hectic: I love ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Aug 08, 2014 at 11:32 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Senate Republicans once again showed their stellar values by filibustering a bill that would have cut corporate tax breaks for moving jobs ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 40 comments on Wed Jul 30, 2014 at 01:08 PM PDT with 85 Recommends
In Detroit, it's come down to matters of basic survival: keeping the water turned on, providing basic public services, determining which blocks to raze and which to save. These are decisions no one ...
by ScottPaulAAM
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Jul 28, 2014 at 06:33 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
It's hard to get trade deals in the headlines these days. Democrats and Republicans alike have pushed through a series of bad trade deals in recent years, and while there's good reason to believe ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 33 comments on Wed Jul 23, 2014 at 01:10 PM PDT with 44 Recommends