Nov. 11

                
  • CARTOON

    CARTOON

    November 10, 2006

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  • BOOK REVIEW: Railroading Economics examines the mythology of the market

    BOOK REVIEW: Railroading Economics examines the mythology of the market

    November 10, 2006

    BOOK REVIEW Conservative laissez-faire economists argue that an economy governed by private ownership and competition, untainted by government intervention, is the best way to run an economy. However, California State University economics professor Michael Perelman, in...

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  • Some personal favorites at Toronto film fest

    Some personal favorites at Toronto film fest

    November 10, 2006

    Some big-budget films at the Toronto International Film Festival would be of interest to progressive viewers. “Pan’s Labyrinth” reflects a groundbreaking concept in storytelling that incorporates a unique blend of fantasy and reality centered on the...

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  • Convert the military-industrial complex

    Convert the military-industrial complex

    November 10, 2006

    Maine’s congressional delegation recently sent around news releases proudly proclaiming that they helped to bring big money to our state. They said the Senate Appropriations Committee had approved, for fiscal year 2007, $3.4 billion for DDX...

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  • Labor board leaves workers in twilight zone

    Labor board leaves workers in twilight zone

    November 10, 2006

    The U.S. Department of Labor’s web site refers to the National Labor Relations Act, passed in 1935, as “labor’s Magna Carta,” extolling the fact that the act guarantees “workers the right to organize and bargain collectively.”...

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