Is the labor movement split over the 2016 presidential election?

There has been an unprecedented amount of unity around the AFL-CIO's raising wages agenda, pushing the major candidates for the same thing.




Clear-cut progressive victory in New York City public advocate race

A progressive trend in the New York City elections for mayor, comptroller, borough offices and city council became even more clear-cut in the runoff Democratic Party primary for the third city-wide office - public advocate.


Fiscal cliff or soaring inequality: Which is scarier?

In the early aftermath of World War II, the Truman administration was hell bent on reversing U.S. foreign policy from wartime cooperation to unrestrained hostility.


Job growth the key to avoiding fiscal disaster

The media is absorbed now with trying to decide how close President Obama and House Republicans are to a deal that would avoid the "fiscal cliff" at the end of the year.


Smiling, Romney stuck a dagger in your heart

That about sums up Mitt Romney's performance in Wednesday night's debate.


Republicans lie about "Support our troops"

For a decade, Republicans have been screaming at Americans to "support our troops." But their actions sing a different tune.


GOP willing to sabotage economy to win “last stand” election

Mitt Romney and his fellow Republicans are a cynical and calculating bunch. They are extremists the likes of which we have never seen in American politics.


Why I’m voting for Obama and Democrats as a person of faith

This season overlaps with another period of reflection on the theme of outgoing and incoming: the end of President Obama's first term and his re-election to a second.

Why we need a massive jobs program

Seven years later, the downtown and North Side sections still had pockets of the upwardly mobile, but the hustle and bustle had definitely diminished.


Health care ruling changes national debate

Wow. How quickly the press changes their reporting.

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