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Jessica Levenson's UpWorthy links us to this YouTube video of President ...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 38 comments on Mon Mar 17, 2014 at 10:30 AM PDT with 70 Recommends
Although I work at Wider Opportunities for Women (WOW) in Washington DC, I have the privilege to still live at the Jersey Shore. So when Hurricane Sandy hit the shore so hard about a month ago,
by marygatta
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Nov 27, 2012 at 12:07 PM PST with 10 Recommends
President Obama visits a wind turbine factory A couple of my conservative friends post on Facebook with glee every time a green energy company that received government loans fails or if the Chevy ...
by cadfile
Comment Count 15 comments on Fri Oct 19, 2012 at 09:00 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Cross-posted from Middle Class Political ...
by Kenneth Thomas
Comment Count 11 comments on Sat Jun 16, 2012 at 01:05 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
While we hang in the limbo of the newly unemployed , I'd like to discuss something: Just what does it mean to be middle class? I'd say my family was middle-class because our income was around the ...
by MiddleClassMom
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun May 06, 2012 at 10:12 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
The Occupy Wall Street protests have generated plenty of commentary as to what their demands should be. The media elite, and yes, even the liberal elite, have denounced the protests as a bunch of ...
by Zotnix
Comment Count 65 comments on Sun Oct 09, 2011 at 09:56 PM PDT with 50 Recommends
Recommendations released yesterday by the co-chairs of the President’s National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform do not represent ...
by AHowell
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Nov 12, 2010 at 12:59 PM PST with 5 Recommends
Last week, Wider Opportunities for Women (WOW) released its newest measure of economic security, ...
by AHowell
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Oct 22, 2010 at 09:17 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Imagine living your whole life working just to pay the bills – not saving for your future, but simply paying for the present. You work as much as you can, but also decide to have a family and ...
by AHowell
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Sep 29, 2010 at 09:53 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
This week, Wider Opportunities for Women (WOW) celebrates the 90-year history of the Department of Labor Women’s Bureau. Since its establishment in 1920 the Women’s Bureau has advocated ...
by Wider Opportunities for Women
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Jun 11, 2010 at 08:59 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Through the early 1960s, it was common practice for employers to segregate job listings for men and women. In many cases, identical ads were run for each gender – but with a lower pay rate ...
by KStellrecht
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Jun 10, 2010 at 09:34 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
My fiance and I just returned from an appointment at the RI SNAP office (foodstamps). I am unemployed, and have been collecting since last November. What I get is -just barely- not even keeping our ...
by Independant Man
Comment Count 141 comments on Thu Jun 03, 2010 at 09:00 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
This entry was posted as part of Wider Opportunities for Women's (WOW) blogging event, America's Budget Matters (So Does Yours), in recognition of Older Americans Month.
by stacyjs1008
Comment Count 113 comments on Thu May 27, 2010 at 11:32 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
Today is Wider Opportunities for Women's (WOW) 2nd Annual Blog Day. This year's theme: America's Budget Matters (So Does Yours). Right now, the President and Congress are deciding how to balance ...
by KStellrecht
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed May 26, 2010 at 12:24 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Today is Wider Opportunities for Women's (WOW) 2nd Annual Blog Day. This year's theme: America's Budget Matters (So Does Yours). Right now, the President and Congress are deciding how to balance ...
by Wider Opportunities for Women
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed May 26, 2010 at 07:43 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
On January 11, 1944, during his State of the Union Address and while suffering from the flu, President Franklin D. Roosevelt called for the the United States to adopt a second Bill of Rights. ...
by Drew S
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Mar 22, 2010 at 08:10 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Today, the public will get a look at how funds distributed through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 are being spent when the reports from agencies receiving these stimulus funds ...
by The Opportunity Agenda
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Oct 30, 2009 at 01:11 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Denying my family the choice of buying the public option is a moral, social, economic and national security travesty. The best way to get public health care is to pose it as a national Defense or ...
by Nancy Meyer
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Aug 18, 2009 at 05:24 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
In what I can only describe as a pathetically conceived dog and pony show designed more as PR for Joe the Plumber than anything remotely resembling their personal reality, representatives of the Big ...
by RichardWoodcockII
Comment Count 64 comments on Tue Dec 02, 2008 at 06:19 PM PST with 6 Recommends
Some mornings I wake up wanting to scream. Everything seems so... normal. Birds twittering in the trees outside. An early flock of Canada geese honking overhead. A paler shade of sun streaming in ...
by Barcelona
Comment Count 338 comments on Sun Sep 23, 2007 at 07:48 AM PDT with 395 Recommends