November

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Government wage freeze — a bad idea

Obama announced his proposal for a two year wage freeze for all non-military government workers. The proposal is a terrible idea.  It's bad for the economy and  feeds into racist, anti-worker stereotypes of the "lazy" public worker.

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Crumbling bridges, rotting pipes and a jobless economy

A public works program would create thousands of jobs and repair the nation's crumbling infrastructure.

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Austerity is wrong medicine for bleeding economy

What is delaying an economic recovery is not too much spending and a growing deficit, but not enough federal spending.

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Organized jobless: a powerful force

At few times in our nation's history has the cry for jobs - and the need to organize those doing the crying - been more apparent and more possible.

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Republican “jobs” plan: tax cuts for the rich

Give a business owner a million dollars a day in "incentives" - if no one is coming into the store, the owner will not create a single new job.

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Television gets “Outsourced”

Somehow, an NBC sitcom about U.S. jobs going overseas is becoming a hit.