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Excerpt from my book. Let's Do What Works and Call it Capitalism : Chapter 6. The Third Progressive Period: Civil Rights, The Great Society, Medicare “What is good for the country is good for ...
by Dan Riker
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Sep 03, 2014 at 10:26 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Just as with any other commodity, when the market is over-saturated, it tends to bring the value down --- and the same can be said for labor market. And with high unemployment (11.7 million that the ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 13 comments on Sun Jun 16, 2013 at 01:34 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Until the fire in 1911, the Triangle Waist Company in New York City employed about 500 workers, mostly young immigrant women, who worked nine hours a day on weekdays and seven hours on Saturdays, ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed May 15, 2013 at 12:51 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
We, the CEOs of the United States, as the job creators, will always fully commit to: Continue to primarily support Republicans, as they better protect the interests of the largest banks and multi-...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Apr 30, 2013 at 03:50 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Last year, mostly because of stock options, the top 100 CEOs earned between $18 and $378 million. CEOs on the S&P 500 now average $13 million a year -- while over the past five years 64 major U.S. ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Mar 21, 2013 at 05:32 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Let's consider the linkage between mass shootings and the ongoing denigration of the middle class by greedy special interests. It's not a one-to-one relationship, and it's hardly a rationalization ...
by rlegro
Comment Count 18 comments on Tue Dec 18, 2012 at 09:43 AM PST with 44 Recommends
SEIU Local 1021 , consisting of 200+ port workers at the Port of Oakland , had been without a contract for more than a year. The Port's management had demanded concessions on health care benefits ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 67 comments on Sun Dec 09, 2012 at 10:19 AM PST with 139 Recommends
Twenty three states in the United States of America don't give a damn about the working people living within them. And Republicans in those states are snuffing out labor with so-called right-to-work ...
by Jamie Sanderson
Comment Count 18 comments on Fri Dec 07, 2012 at 02:44 PM PST with 24 Recommends
I'm tired of letting Republicans win the messaging game. For that reason, this diary will not mention the GOP-name for a particular kind of labor law that lets a person receive full union benefits ...
by greywolfe359
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Aug 22, 2011 at 10:16 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Here is to the once mighty Union, now an endangered species. Congratulations, after generations of working in sweatshops and salt-mines as peasants and slaves, your recent ancestors ...
by MinistryOfTruth
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon Apr 06, 2009 at 09:00 AM PDT with 18 Recommends