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On public sector unions: A reply to Mort Zuckerman

Recently I read with dismay an article by Mort Zuckerman, the editor of U.S. News & World Report, on the Huffingtonpost.com titled 'Breaking the Public Sector Unions' Stranglehold on State and Local Governments.' First, that's a whopper of a title, right? Secondly, the article has nothing at all to do with facts.

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Racial wealth gap quadruples in 20 years

Capitalism is bad for working-class people. Unregulated capitalism is even worse.

A Main Street and MLK Boulevard stimulus

For communities that were already in economic freefall before this recession, it's a catastrophe.

 

 

The people of Greece and the rest of us

If you rely on the major mass media to get a picture of what's going on in the world you probably think the economic crisis in Greece was caused by irresponsible Greek workers living high off the hog.

Socialism in North Dakota

The Bank of North Dakota, the only state-owned bank in America, earned a record profit last year even as private-sector banks lost billions.