Opinion

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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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Wall Street doesn’t hurt when Main Street bleeds

The main sections of capital, like right-wing extremism that does its bidding, are comfortable with a slow-growth economy - but they can be beat.

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That's capitalism: the super rich pay zero U.S. taxes

Corporate taxes are not too high - they are way too low. In fact the majority of big corporations operating in the U.S. pay no taxes at all. That's right: zero.

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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.

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Investing in clean transportation could create 3.7 million jobs

Comprehensive energy and climate policies, and infrastructure spending on clean transportation, could create 3.7 million jobs in the U.S., a new study shows.

Capitalism sucks, unless you are very very rich

Capitalism was good to the 74 wealthiest Americans whose pay was five times bigger than the previous year, while most working-class people were catching hell in the Great Recession.

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Unemployed workers face the Grinch

As the holiday season approaches, it's Grinch time for unemployed workers and their families, thanks to congressional Republicans.

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Stunning films from China to Wall Street

Recommended films: the thrilling Chinese "Aftershock," the emotionally powerful "ANPO: Art X War," "Client 9," and the latest by John Sayles.

Patrick Toomey defends tax cuts for the rich

There are clear differences between the Democrats and Republicans in the Nov. 2 elections.

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