June

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Bernie Sanders goes into action for real shared sacrifice

Sanders has sent an open letter to President Obama, and invited the public to sign it, asking the president to protect the middle and working classes from the Republicans' "savage cuts."

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Paid sick leave good for us all

More than 40 percent of private sector workers do not have paid sick days they could use to recover from contagious illnesses.

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Third World Mississippi shows failure of conservative policies

Mississippi, dominated by conservative politicians, has health care, income and economic disparities that embody the worst of the nation's ills.

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Congressional Progressive Caucus launches campaign to push for jobs

The "Speak out for Good Jobs Now" initiative will feature public hearings where workers will voice their concerns and ideas about the economy.

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2012 and the jobs imperative

The number one issue that is a drag on the president's re-election chances is jobs.

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Gloomy about the economy? The solution is stimulating

Calls for austerity fill the media and the political corridors of power, but it's akin to pouring gasoline on a fire.

Say no to austerity politics

When I heard this past week that no new jobs stimulus, WPA-type program or mortgage relief is on the table at the White House, I felt stunned.

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Fairness in taxation: Do it now

Passage of the Fairness in Taxation Act would be an excellent way to observe the 10th anniversary of the disastrous Bush tax cuts.

Open letter to corporate America

Prove Marx and Engels wrong, or the workers will prove them right. Here's hoping, and working, for the latter!

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Republicans redistribute the wealth - to the wealthy

Republicans call redistributing wealth un-American, but they have turned the government into a mechanism to ruthlessly redistribute wealth to the upper crust.

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