Category Archives: Labor

New Exposé Tracks ALEC-Private Prison Industry Effort to Replace Unionized Workers with Prison Labor

New Exposé Tracks ALEC-Private Prison Industry Effort to Replace Unionized Workers with Prison Labor from Democracy Now! | Healthcare Reform by mail@democracynow.org (Democracy Now!) Many of the toughest sentencing laws responsible for the explosion of the U.S. prison population were drafted by the … Continue reading

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In the Belly of the Beast: 7/22/11: The Norway massacre and the nexus of Islamophobia and right-wing Zionism

Debtmageddon from Ted Rall’s Rallblog by Ted Rall If Democrats and Republicans don’t make a deal to raise the debt ceiling, our whole way of life could come to an end! Weisbrot and Epitropoulos on Greece from Dollars & Sense Blog by Chris Sturr Even the … Continue reading

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In the Belly of the Beast: 6/18/11: Senior White House aide: 1996 Obama gay marriage questionnaire is a fake, even though Obama signed it

INDEX (full text of stories follow Democracy Now headlines) Boots Hovering Above the Ground from Ted Rall’s Rallblog by Ted Rall The War Powers Act requires the president to get Congressional approval for military action within 90 days. Obama says Libya isn’t a … Continue reading

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Tomgram: Andy Kroll, Welcome to the McJobs Recovery

Tomgram: Andy Kroll, Welcome to the McJobs Recovery from TomDispatch – Blog by Andy Kroll 1 person liked this Think of it as a parable for these grim economic times. On April 19th, McDonald’s launched its first-ever national hiring day, signing up 62,000 … Continue reading

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Why the United States Is Destroying Its Education System

Why the United States Is Destroying Its Education System http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/why_the_united_states_is_destroying_her_education_system_20110410/ Posted on Apr 10, 2011 By Chris Hedges A nation that destroys its systems of education, degrades its public information, guts its public libraries and turns its airwaves into vehicles for cheap, … Continue reading

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In the Belly of the Beast: 3/27/11: 250,000 turn out for anti-budget cut march in London

INDEX The WikiLeaks News & Views Blog for Thursday, Day 110 from The Nation Blogs: Media Fix by Greg Mitchell 250,000 turn out for anti-budget cut march in London from AMERICAblog: A great nation deserves the truth by Chris in Paris The Bachmann Tea … Continue reading

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250,000 turn out for anti-budget cut march in London

250,000 turn out for anti-budget cut march in London from AMERICAblog: A great nation deserves the truth by Chris in Paris 1 person liked this There’s definitely something in the air this year. People all over the world have had enough of … Continue reading

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America de Pie: 3/25/11: Independence is Another Name for Dignity

INDEX The WikiLeaks News & Views Blog for Friday, Day 118 from The Nation Blogs: Media Fix by Greg Mitchell Paras torch land returned to Afro-Colombians from World War 4 Report blogs by WW4 Report 100th anniversary of Casement report on Amazon genocide noted … Continue reading

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NLRB: White House muzzled us in budget debate

NLRB: White House muzzled us in budget debate from AMERICAblog: A great nation deserves the truth by Gaius Publius The NLRB is the National Labor Relations Board. As in, Labor. To the extent you think that Obama’s a Democrat, you would call that … Continue reading

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Krugman: The answer to new American jobs isn’t education, it’s unions

Krugman: The answer to new American jobs isn’t education, it’s unions from AMERICAblog: A great nation deserves the truth by Gaius Publius Yes, the headline is correct. In this modern world, the solution to a better job in the U.S. is not … Continue reading

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