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In this video I talk about why Detroit is not an outlier. While Kevyn Orr and Michigan Republicans took over Detroit's governance this past summer, something that many forgot to mention is that ...
by perceptionisrealityshow
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Sep 26, 2013 at 10:18 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
"The Biggest Threat to Free Speech and Intellectual Property That You’ve Never Heard Of" - ...
by StopMotionsolo
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Sep 18, 2013 at 06:58 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
Coke with your enchilada? NAFTA is making Mexico sick. Literally. Since the implementation of NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) in 1994 and the influx of unhealthy processed food, sugary ...
by VL Baker
Comment Count 95 comments on Fri Jul 26, 2013 at 07:54 AM PDT with 52 Recommends
Because Obama is in Africa, the pundits on MSNBC were saying this morning that China has invested far more in Africa than the U.S., and that we should "catch up" (as in, a race to the bottom ). They ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Jun 30, 2013 at 10:45 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
You know how big-company lobbyists get some states to pass laws that block cities and counties from doing something about problems like tobacco or guns? Well there is a "trade" treaty called the ...
by davej
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Jun 12, 2013 at 08:24 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Received this e-mail today from our favorite progressive Congressman Alan Grayson (D. FL-9) regarding the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership:
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu May 09, 2013 at 09:05 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
UPDATE: Congressman Gary Peters (D. MI-14) will announce his Senate bid this week! http://www.nationaljournal.com/blogs/hotlineoncall/2013/04/gary-peters-to-announce-senate-bid-...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon Apr 29, 2013 at 09:54 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
With the re-entry of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) into the national debate because of the current Supreme Court case, I thought it would be a good time to revisit some of the anti-progressive ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Apr 15, 2013 at 07:43 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
As [http://www.dailykos.com/comments/1193212/49601856 I noted in a couple of comments] in response to Kossack [http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/03/11/1193212/-USA-A-Giant-Juggernaut-of-Greed-and-...
by bobswern
Comment Count 56 comments on Tue Mar 12, 2013 at 07:45 AM PDT with 40 Recommends
If you can't approach the task of building public awareness through books or blogs, and TV and radio are mostly out of reach as well, what do you have? Going door to door? I have done that, too. ...
by Stuart Heady
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 10:40 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
The decline in carbon dioxide emissions is great news for the environment. The leap to attribute it to fracking fits too nicely into existing narratives, though - and recalls some troubling history.
by danps
Comment Count 1 comments on Sat Aug 25, 2012 at 02:23 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Cross-posted from Middle Class Political Economist .
by Kenneth Thomas
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Aug 18, 2012 at 03:39 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
As Jo Tuckman notes toward the end of her NYT opinion piece , Mexico's Institutional Revolutionary Party's ( PRI ) comeback in Sunday's election seemed a forgone conclusion. While it likely still is,
by maracatu
Comment Count 22 comments on Fri Jun 29, 2012 at 04:50 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
Free Trade... I know this is seems like a simplistic view, but it is truly the nutshell. They continuously touted how Free Trade agreements would allow us to sell more things overseas. It was a ...
by fToRrEeEsSt
Comment Count 18 comments on Sun Jun 17, 2012 at 01:26 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Antitrust. Antitrust. Antitrust. It's a word that one sees and hears constantly and has a vague notion about what it means but... Antitrust. Take the word literally and to me it means something ...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 6 comments on Sat Jun 02, 2012 at 11:27 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Foreign refrigerator manufacturers who used subsidies to sell appliances in the U.S. below market rates have been hit by the U.S. Commerce Dept. with anti-dumping duties : The United States on ...
by The Anomaly
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Mar 21, 2012 at 08:05 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Y'all know Charles Murray, right? The man who claimed "welfare causes poverty"? That black people are genetically less intelligent than white people? His latest is slanders the long-suffering ...
by Frenchy Lamour
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Feb 16, 2012 at 06:22 AM PST with 1 Recommend
I could say I told you so. Mentioning the Georgetown Port Task Force chair as a "local Republican" should have given it away.
by Jamie Sanderson
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun Jan 15, 2012 at 07:44 PM PST with 7 Recommends
I will never forget this line from the speech given by Jesse Jackson to the Democratic Convention of 1988, "They catch the early bus. They work every day. They raise other people's children. They ...
by The BigotBasher
Comment Count 96 comments on Sun Jan 01, 2012 at 04:32 PM PST with 207 Recommends
What was that Free Market battle cry that shocked the world, when it was first proclaimed? Was it " A rising Tide will lift all boats ," proclaimed ...
by jamess
Comment Count 55 comments on Mon Dec 26, 2011 at 10:29 AM PST with 56 Recommends