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A daily series, Connect! Unite! Act! seeks to create face-to-face networks in each congressional district. Groups ...
by Azazello
Comment Count 170 comments on Tue Jul 08, 2014 at 07:30 AM PDT with 45 Recommends
“This was my first lesson about gambling: if you see somebody winning all the time, he isn't gambling, he's cheating.” Malcolm X What America requires to salvage the middle class and get the ...
by babybird722
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Jan 13, 2014 at 08:26 PM PST with 3 Recommends
And I saw, and behold a white horse: and he that sat on him had a bow; and a crown was given unto him: and he went forth conquering, and to conquer.... And there went out another horse that was red:
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Jun 21, 2013 at 11:53 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
In October of 2005, Rich Karlgaard, publisher of Forbes magazine, wrote a piece called Talent Wars . In it he recalls flying on a Delta Shuttle flight with Bill Gates when he had asked him, “What ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 24 comments on Thu Jun 20, 2013 at 10:01 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Just as with any other commodity, when the market is over-saturated, it tends to bring the value down --- and the same can be said for labor market. And with high unemployment (11.7 million that the ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 13 comments on Sun Jun 16, 2013 at 01:34 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
There has been a lot of talk about how the minimum wage has not kept pace with the expanding economy of the United States. Currently at $7.25/hour, the minimum wage would be at $16.50 had it kept ...
by miguelitoh2o
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue Feb 19, 2013 at 01:34 PM PST with 9 Recommends
By L. Randall Wray [Blogger's Note: This post was authored By Professor L. Randall Wray, Professor of Economics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Research Director with the Center for ...
by Letsgetitdone
Comment Count 232 comments on Tue Jul 24, 2012 at 07:35 PM PDT with 533 Recommends
http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2012/may/22/eurozone-crisis-greece-eu-summit-tsipras#block-24 Germany is issuing interest-free bonds. No, not tax-free bonds, interest-free. What's next, interest-...
by upstate NY
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue May 22, 2012 at 11:05 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Recently, surveys were begun to prepare for the laying of a new $300 million trans Atlantic fiber optic cable. Will this cable improve communications for everybody between the US and Europe? Will ...
by Thutmose V
Comment Count 49 comments on Sun May 06, 2012 at 12:54 PM PDT with 49 Recommends
Not a diary, just a note that Bill Moyers has David Stockman lambasting the both the Bush and Obama admin on PBS now.
by Bluehawk
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Jan 22, 2012 at 04:16 PM PST with 8 Recommends
In a recent discussion online, a somewhat calm conservative commenter made the following claim: Obama is a decent man...but fundamentally misundertands the key to wealth and job creation.
by barath
Comment Count 22 comments on Sun Jan 22, 2012 at 12:37 PM PST with 12 Recommends
Howard Zinn , perhaps best known as the author ...
by DSWright
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Nov 03, 2011 at 10:48 AM PDT with 37 Recommends
Wall Street bankers are like the kid who kills his parents and then asks the judge for mercy because he's an orphan. One of these ...
by John Wesley Harding
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Oct 20, 2011 at 05:13 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
This evening, I posted a comment ...
by NBBooks
Comment Count 48 comments on Mon Oct 17, 2011 at 07:13 PM PDT with 75 Recommends
Poet Christopher Ketcham has posted an excellent historical analysis of income and wealth inequalities, and their dire social consequences, using the example of his home city, New York.
by NBBooks
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Oct 05, 2011 at 11:46 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
Many progressives have lost focus. They worry about celebrities, like Sarah Palin, which progressive might be a primary challenger to Obama, whether to accept or resist TSA stupidity, etc. Those ...
by maracucho
Comment Count 19 comments on Mon Dec 06, 2010 at 07:03 PM PST with 9 Recommends
This is a re-posting of my diary from December 2008. I hope it will serve as a useful nudge for fence-sitters in the last big ...
by NBBooks
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Nov 01, 2010 at 05:45 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
Is there a way to actually place a dollar amount on how much conservative rule has cost America? Stirling Newberry ...
by NBBooks
Comment Count 25 comments on Mon Dec 22, 2008 at 08:28 PM PST with 34 Recommends
A number of Kossaks the past two or three days have posted diaries pointing out the many flaws of Bush’s announced solution to the subprime mortgage crisis. Simply put, Bush’s plan has ...
by NBBooks
Comment Count 16 comments on Sun Dec 09, 2007 at 02:51 PM PST with 35 Recommends
I have been preparing a new Wikipedia page for financialization. It is startling that there is no such page yet, seeing as how financialization has been one of the most important and most powerful ...
by NBBooks
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Nov 12, 2007 at 10:06 PM PST with 5 Recommends