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Nearly four years ago, two researchers at the American Association of University Women researched and wrote Graduating to a Pay Gap . The two, Christianne Corbett and ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Jun 03, 2015 at 01:17 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
It's come to this: WikiLeaks is offering $100,000 for the text of President Obama's trans-Pacific trade deal. The transparency organization released a video on Tuesday asking for donations to ...
by Dartagnan
Comment Count 56 comments on Wed Jun 03, 2015 at 06:29 AM PDT with 95 Recommends
A College education is important, perhaps more important than ever before. If you want to work anywhere other than Walmart or McDonald's or someplace like that, a college education is essential. But ...
by KantV420
Comment Count 55 comments on Wed Jun 03, 2015 at 05:38 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
The Nation published a great article on Bernies record as mayor of Burlington: http://www.thenation.com/article/208849/bernies-burlington-city-sustainable-future# The things Bernie was able to ...
by Darth Stateworker
Comment Count 66 comments on Tue Jun 02, 2015 at 08:03 PM PDT with 101 Recommends
How it all fits together and what it means when it changes. This diary will follow the progress of my work on building a coherent philosophy of the nature of my own humanity in an inhuman world. I ...
by Politcal Alchemist
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Jun 02, 2015 at 05:48 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
Congress is back from Memorial Day recess—and will vote very shortly on whether to pass fast-track legislation for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) ...
by Paul Hogarth
Comment Count 48 comments on Tue Jun 02, 2015 at 02:55 PM PDT with 48 Recommends
This one is for the Finance Minister of Canada, Joe Oliver. He erroneously claims that the Volcker rule, implemented as part of the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010,
by Letsgetitdone
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Jun 02, 2015 at 06:00 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Everywhere I look, stories of our current condition and perilous plight greet my eyes. Economic collapse, massive unemployment, infrastructure degradation, environmental ...
by ThePensMight
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Jun 02, 2015 at 12:20 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
At the nightly meeting [withheld amount of time] ago, one of our managers asked us to please bring in any spare box cutters we might have laying around so that we might have enough for the new people.
by Jimmy Rustler
Comment Count 106 comments on Mon Jun 01, 2015 at 08:51 PM PDT with 285 Recommends
DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz needs to be removed. He or she does not have to be progressive but they need to wake up every morning looking to grow the party. They need to be able to go head ...
by J49proctor
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Jun 01, 2015 at 08:26 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
The Kansas Senate finished their day, adjourning near 6PM with no budget in sight. In a late night move by Democrat Anthony Hensley (Topeka), Republicans had agreed the night before to lower sales ...
by Chris Reeves
Comment Count 91 comments on Mon Jun 01, 2015 at 08:28 PM PDT with 142 Recommends
ALL HANDS ON DECK. This is not a drill. The vote in the House of Representatives on fast track trade authority, preapproving the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) before the public finds out what is ...
by davej
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Jun 01, 2015 at 10:12 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
In a previous post, I discussed the likelihood that the Fast-Track bill, if it passed the House, would need to return to the Senate again to align the different bills produced by the two Houses. I ...
by Letsgetitdone
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun May 31, 2015 at 07:43 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
a brief synopsis of this week's major economic ...
by rjsigmund
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun May 31, 2015 at 06:13 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
In a recent blog and video , former Bill Clinton Secretary of Labor Robert Reich noted that the decimation of the American labor movement is directly related to the diminution of the middle class. ...
by StewartAcuff
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun May 31, 2015 at 09:07 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Imagine what would dominate the national political conversation if overall unemployment was still hovering at 12, 15 or ever 20 percent. Well those statistics are still a shocking reality for ...
by windsong01
Comment Count 18 comments on Sat May 30, 2015 at 07:34 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
The Trans-Pacific Partnership deal is more about Corporate Empowerment, than it is about "straightening Trade" -- between Nations. Or so all these very smart economics people, are saying ... Stop ...
by jamess
Comment Count 155 comments on Sat May 30, 2015 at 06:28 PM PDT with 196 Recommends
After mentioning life at the bottom in my previous diary, I thought I'd mention policy prescriptions that could and would help the lower classes. Some of which we might already have were Congress ...
by KantV420
Comment Count 1 comments on Sat May 30, 2015 at 12:15 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Come on everybody! We need to rise up against these corporations and big wigs that are making money. They say we are underground, well I'm happy to say I've come from the underground up. Let's ...
by Slapdash
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu May 28, 2015 at 09:46 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
The House is expected to vote on fast track trade promotion authority as soon as next week. If it passes, the corporate-negotiated Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a done deal — even though it ...
by davej
Comment Count 52 comments on Thu May 28, 2015 at 05:06 PM PDT with 12 Recommends