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8 Stories Buried By the Corporate Media That You Need to Know About

AlterNet / By Rania Khalek – Not all news stories are treated equally. December 15, 2011 | As 2011 comes to a close, we will see lists of the year’s most memorable events and most important people, as is the … Continue reading

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Raise Taxes on Rich to Reward True Job Creators: Nick Hanauer

By Nick Hanauer Dec. 1 (Bloomberg) — It is a tenet of American economic beliefs, and an article of faith for Republicans that is seldom contested by Democrats: If taxes are raised on the rich, job creation will stop. Trouble … Continue reading

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Goodbye to All That: Reflections of a GOP Operative Who Left the Cult

Saturday 3 September 2011 by: Mike Lofgren, Truthout | News Analysis Barbara Stanwyck: “We’re both rotten!” Fred MacMurray: “Yeah – only you’re a little more rotten.” -”Double Indemnity” (1944) Those lines of dialogue from a classic film noir sum up … Continue reading

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30 Years Ago Today: The Day the Middle Class Died

By Michael Moore From time to time, someone under 30 will ask me, “When did this all begin, America’s downward slide?” They say they’ve heard of a time when working people could raise a family and send the kids to … Continue reading

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A Third Alternative to the Debt Crisis?

Stephen R. Covey Author, leadership authority, co-founder & vice-chairman of FranklinCovey Co. The rigid partisanship behind last week’s spectacle in Washington came very close to injuring the entire world economy. The deal that was struck will not keep the mountainous … Continue reading

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Vicious Cycles: Why Washington Is About to Make the Jobs Crisis Worse

Robert Reich We now live in parallel universes. One universe is the one in which most Americans live. In it, almost 15 million people are unemployed, wages are declining (adjusted for inflation), and home values are still falling. The unsurprising … Continue reading

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