June

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Is Obama's TPP trade deal worse than NAFTA?

The campaign against the Trans-Pacific Partnership Free Trade Agreement is picking up steam. TPP FTA is aimed at a tariff-free pacific rim, backed up by an extreme intellectual property rights protection agenda.

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Snapshots of the super rich and the rest of us

CEO pay at America's seven largest banks averaged 100 times the median U.S. household income in 1989 -- and over 500 times that median in 2007.

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Native Americans left out of economic recovery, as always

For urban Native Americans, the jobless rate averages around 48 percent. In general, Indian Country is in a permanent depression even when the national economy is on the upswing.

The danger of a Romney election

Private sector revised job figures show an average of less than 90,000 per month since January. Unemployment inched back up to 8.2 percent.

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A right-wing apologist in sheep’s clothing

David Brooks positions himself as an above-the-fray "moderate," but the reality is otherwise.