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A Fun-Filled, 7-Point Guide to Popular ‘Alternative Facts’

A Fun-Filled, 7-Point Guide to Popular ‘Alternative Facts’

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Just the Alternative Facts, Ma’am If you haven’t been living under a rock in the last few days, you know that Trump’s Press Secretary Sean Spicer, and then “Presidential Counselor” Kellyanne Conway both attempted to spin the obvious disparity between the actual number of people who showed up at […]

Republicans Foolishly Declare War On American Workers

Republicans Foolishly Declare War On American Workers

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Any working class Americans voting Republican are voting against self-interest. John Nichols, a long-time contributor to The Nation and the periodical’s National Affairs correspondent, wrote a blistering Labor Day article on Donald Trump as the Republican Party, writing that their “platform is a litany of foolish dreams.” Nichols […]

Demanding ‘What We Need To Survive,’ Workers Descend On McDonald’s Shareholders Meeting

Demanding ‘What We Need To Survive,’ Workers Descend On McDonald’s Shareholders Meeting

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Workers descend on McDonald’s shareholders meeting on Thursday, demanding living wages. As McDonald’s holds its annual meeting on Thursday, low wage workers—buoyed by successes from the “unstoppable” Fight for $15 movement—are confronting the burger giant and again demand a decent wage and union rights. On Wednesday, in addition […]

Speaker Paul Ryan Has Once Again Shown His Contempt For The American Worker

Speaker Paul Ryan Has Once Again Shown His Contempt For The American Worker

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Speaker Paul Ryan may like to talk about his new found understanding of how the poor in America live but his policies paint a different picture. Yesterday was a big day for millions of middle-class workers. The Obama administration just took a major step to restore overtime protections […]

The Vanishing Middle Class And The Stakes Of The 2016 Election

The Vanishing Middle Class And The Stakes Of The 2016 Election

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit We hear it all the time. The stock market is roaring. Millions of jobs have been created. The economy is in great shape. So why is the middle class disappearing? Because the stock market has little or no effect on ordinary, everyday middle class Americans. Because those millions […]

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