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We've all seen the disturbing images of the shanty towns that popped up all over America during the Great Depression. They were called ...
by Marc in CA
Comment Count 631 comments on Mon Mar 09, 2009 at 09:13 AM PDT with 860 Recommends
Note: this diary, particularly the comment thread, now stands as testimony to what occurred last night in Boston. A hearty thank you to those who remained up, late into ...
by David Harris Gershon
Comment Count 461 comments on Mon Oct 10, 2011 at 07:56 PM PDT with 233 Recommends
With some restrictions, the city of Madison's street use committee has granted protesters permission to set up a "protest village" near the state capitol building. The organizers, We Are ...
by Giles Goat Boy
Comment Count 61 comments on Fri Jun 03, 2011 at 01:31 PM PDT with 166 Recommends
The "fiscally" in conservative means "low moral fiber" Sheriff Joe Arpaio is famous for his fiscal conservatism.
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 60 comments on Mon Apr 06, 2015 at 01:12 PM PDT with 128 Recommends
MAJOR UPDATE: This was just tweeted @thinkprogress ThinkProgress BREAKING: Judge issues temporary restraining order opening Wisconsin state capital Only in Wisconsin!
by Julie Gulden
Comment Count 35 comments on Mon Feb 28, 2011 at 10:47 PM PST with 90 Recommends
Note: I am reposting this diary that was originally posted on Sept 30th. It didn't go very far at the time. People are now paying attention to the Sensata story. Bainport is major national news, and ...
by noise of rain
Comment Count 29 comments on Sat Oct 13, 2012 at 12:04 PM PDT with 89 Recommends
According to a front-page New York Times article last week, employers are using credit checks to discover the level of personal debt held by job applicants, and sending those who owe ...
by Reretiree
Comment Count 69 comments on Mon Aug 10, 2009 at 08:12 AM PDT with 81 Recommends
Maricopa is, in part, hispani-cization (sp?) of the term Hohokham which was in itself a Pima word meaning "The Cranky Old Men Who Were Here First". When asked by the conquistadores about the ancient ...
by The Ex Cowboy
Comment Count 24 comments on Wed Feb 20, 2013 at 04:53 PM PST with 36 Recommends
Given Biden's experience, working the foreign policy arena seems like an obvious choice. Hillary has that portfolio, so there is no room for him there. That's not a bad thing. With her focused ...
by Henry Porter aka 8ackgr0und n015e
Comment Count 29 comments on Sun Mar 22, 2009 at 09:32 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
Originally published at BillMoyers.com Inequality matters. You will hear people say it doesn't, but they are usually so high up the ladder they can't even see those at the bottom. The distance ...
by Bill Moyers
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Apr 18, 2013 at 03:05 PM PDT with 30 Recommends
This is a program that every grotesquely overpaid health insurance CEO thug -- and all of the other heartless 1 per cent-ers in the banking industry -- should be watching: Yes, BBC Panorama's ...
by james321
Comment Count 23 comments on Sun Feb 19, 2012 at 09:37 AM PST with 28 Recommends
A bad guy. Sheriff Joe Arpaio,
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 20 comments on Fri Apr 24, 2015 at 09:33 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
Although, Sheriff Joe has spent twenty years building his reputation as “ America’s Toughest Sheriff”, he will go down in history as “...
by notdarkyet
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Dec 18, 2011 at 12:38 PM PST with 17 Recommends
For those not familiar with Arizona politics, one of the most infamous figures here is the sheriff of Maricopa County, Joe Arpaio. He has made himself famous nationally in his two-decade tenure by ...
by julimyers
Comment Count 15 comments on Sat Jun 02, 2012 at 04:24 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Today I received an email asking: "Here is what confuses me, perhaps someone can better explain. Every Friday the Labor Department comes out with the numbers for NEW claims for unemployment insurance.
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu May 30, 2013 at 02:33 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
You want to resurrect the middle class. Go to its final resting place. Your people need you. These people need your presence and the promises you made the most. We need a cause besides hatred of ...
by JerichoJ8
Comment Count 23 comments on Mon Mar 16, 2009 at 10:02 PM PDT with 6 Recommends