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So here we have billionaires and millionaires, a group of "free market capitalists" that tout meritocracy, conspiring and colluding to cripple wages for their workers. That DOJ suit became the ...
by csainvestor
Comment Count 162 comments on Mon Jan 27, 2014 at 10:54 AM PST with 330 Recommends
and all of the others who ran this cycle and didn't make it, or are still hanging on tenterhooks for a possible change of fortune. You fought the good fight. We are going to LEARN from what ...
by shpilk
Comment Count 52 comments on Fri Nov 07, 2008 at 09:46 PM PST with 35 Recommends
I'm stepping out from my usual "What's Going on in Wisconsin" diaries to take a stab at a national issue. The coverage I've seen on the Rupert Murdock Media Hacking Scandal has been missing the ...
by Puddytat
Comment Count 38 comments on Mon Jul 18, 2011 at 01:32 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
One of the pillars of the Dog’s philosophy is that there are no simple solutions to complex problems. It is true if you focus on one aspect of a problem, then it can often appear that there is ...
by Something the Dog Said
Comment Count 19 comments on Tue Feb 23, 2010 at 06:53 AM PST with 23 Recommends
When I saw the news that Blue Cross Blue Shield in California was raising it's premiums 39%, my first thought wasn't "What can the gov't do about it?", but "Why the hell is anyone still their ...
by Norm in Chicago
Comment Count 21 comments on Wed Feb 10, 2010 at 07:37 PM PST with 20 Recommends
Eva of the Feinstein 1200 group has pointed out to those who receive her email updates that California's furthest-from-socialist senator has finally issued a statement on her position on ...
by Ur Regular
Comment Count 35 comments on Mon Oct 26, 2009 at 11:44 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
The Standard Oil Company was the largest and arguably the most powerful corporation in the history of mankind. In 1904, Standard controlled 91% of production and 85% of final sales of petroleum ...
by bobdevo
Comment Count 48 comments on Mon Jul 12, 2010 at 06:57 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
He worked in a factory most of his adult life and retired in 1992 at age 59 due to failing health. His short retirement lasted almost exactly a year to the day. He died of a massive stroke in June ...
by itsmitch
Comment Count 24 comments on Fri Sep 14, 2007 at 02:15 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
FDR: on the 'Me Too' ...
by jamess
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat Oct 17, 2009 at 11:58 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
Hmmm...let's see where this leads us.
by Tasini
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri Apr 29, 2011 at 09:41 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
Sen. Chris Dodd (D-CT) and Rep. Chris Murphy (D-CT 5th) are holding a series of town hall meetings around the state to address health care issues with their constituents. On 7 Feb 09 they came to ...
by CT yanqui
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Feb 18, 2009 at 08:02 AM PST with 17 Recommends
Across the Midwestern United States, from Minnesota to Ohio, we have observed the result of a "wave" election in 2010 where Republicans made great political gains as a result of a low turnout ...
by Ohiodem1
Comment Count 28 comments on Mon Sep 26, 2011 at 08:30 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
I just want to point some eyeballs to a great article on Ars Technica that ought to be mandatory reading for the good people at Daily Kos. It has some especially juicy history of the Associated ...
by pontechango
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Dec 03, 2009 at 08:29 AM PST with 12 Recommends
This image is about the feeding chain in the dominance of search engines. However, it also captures the evolutionary process of technology companies. IBM captured a dominant position in the ...
by Richard Lyon
Comment Count 46 comments on Tue Sep 09, 2014 at 10:13 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Don't miss two opportunities to present your comments to the EPA and to Attorney General Holder on important issues concerning our food system and human health. Deadlines are December 31 and January ...
by nolakai
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Dec 30, 2009 at 06:44 PM PST with 11 Recommends
Franklin D. Roosevelt'...
by jamess
Comment Count 12 comments on Sat Dec 12, 2009 at 04:45 PM PST with 11 Recommends
There will never be true health care reform in this country until the insurance industry can be downsized to the point where it can be drowned in a bathtub. Nor can the obscene profits drawn by the ...
by CT yanqui
Comment Count 42 comments on Wed Sep 02, 2009 at 04:53 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
by aoeu
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Jun 07, 2013 at 01:12 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Last night, Barack Obama gave a State of the Union address that was built on false premises and false promises. Intentionally or not, he is deceiving the American people and making promises ...
by tonymil
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Jan 26, 2011 at 12:51 PM PST with 7 Recommends
The Federal Trade Commission under the guise of protecting American consumers has spent the better part of a year and change attempting to block Whole Foods from merging with their biggest ...
by Common Cents
Comment Count 23 comments on Mon Dec 29, 2008 at 09:19 AM PST with 7 Recommends