Opinion

Time to act for jobs is now, no excuses

Obama's forceful speech and proposal for jobs before a joint session of Congress may well have been a turning point moment in his administration.

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Obama in Detroit: A fighting Labor Day speech

President Obama is expected to outline a program for job creation through rebuilding the country's crumbling infrastructure.

Hoping for an audacious jobs proposal Mr. President

As we approach Labor Day, 2011, the three biggest concerns on the minds of the American people are jobs, jobs and jobs.

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Millions make change

The initiatives and actions of the American people were an essential ingredient in the progressive-democratic thrust in the 1930s and 1960s. The same is true today.

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It’s complicated: President Obama and mass movement building

The building of a mass movement on the scale of the 1930s or 1960s is a complicated process, despite the many-sided problems today's movement has the potential to eclipse them.

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Obama, the debt, and "shared sacrifice"

"Shared sacrifice" has become a key talking point among many top politicians opposing the Republican Party's defense of the super-rich and refusal to allow the Bush tax cuts to expire.

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Will Obama get on the bus for federal action to create jobs?

President Obama began a 3-state bus tour today to Minnesota, Iowa and Illinois.

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Tea party takes America hostage on debt

The debt ceiling crisis is the latest in a series of hostage crises instigated by the extreme right wing.

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Debt-ceiling disaster postponed - but not for long

The threat of default may have beeb averted, but working people will lose MORE ground.

Debt-ceiling struggle: time to look deeper

Even if a deal is struck at the last minute, or if President Obama raises the debt ceiling on his own, this controversy reveals a system in serious need of repair.

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