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Elizabeth Warren rolls out women's economic agenda

"Achieving pay equality for women isn't enough - we have to make sure that all workers, men and women, are earning enough to live on."


Third way Democrats preparing to challenge the left for factional control

Surrendering to the narrative that Hillary is another Wall Street Democrat will leave us all flat-footed when it's time to go up against the GOP.


No joy in Wisconsin Mudville as state economy strikes out

The Walker approach hasn't opened Wisconsin to business, it has propelled an exodus.


Down the rabbit hole: Kochs want an end to corporate welfare?

To believe that the Kochs or the far-gone, far-right Republican Party have your best interest at heart, you'd have to be as mad as a hatter.


Today in history: LBJ’s “Great Society” is launched

On this date in 1964, a nearly $1 billion anti-poverty measure was signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson.


Today in history: World War I vets demand relief

During the Great Depression, the "Bonus Expeditionary Force," a group of World War I veterans seeking to cash in their veterans' bonus certificates, arrived in D.C.


Young unionist at Next Up Summit takes aim at student debt

"We have a student debt amount that is more than what the government spends in a year on all its programs put together."


Labor, environmental leaders challenge Fast Track trade deals

During a teleconference hosted today by the BlueGreen Alliance, leaders got together to ask the necessary tough questions regarding the president's support of Fast Track.


Working Families Party says Cuomo must deliver more

The New York Working Families Party called on the state's governor and the state legislature to enact an agenda that puts "working families first."


Warren: Many feel the game is rigged – and they're right!

Elizabeth Warren has quickly carved out a role as an articulate spokesperson for workers, and she didn't disappoint the packed house at the summit.

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