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Photo of workers protesting Fast Track by Steven Dietz of Sharp Image Studios for the USW Free traders in Congress formally proposed last week that lawmakers relax, put their feet up and neglect the ...
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Apr 21, 2015 at 05:58 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
Well, a tip of the hat to some people in labor for reaching down and remembering they have a few cojones left--or maybe it was reaching deep into their pockets and remembering that they have the ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 31 comments on Wed Mar 11, 2015 at 06:29 AM PDT with 91 Recommends
It is worth examining how the process was rigged to push that budget deal through Congress over the weekend that contained Citibank-written derivative deregulation and all kinds of other goodies for ...
by davej
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Dec 17, 2014 at 05:16 PM PST with 14 Recommends
Sorry to publish another diary so soon but this is important. Democracy For America is putting the pressure on House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D. CA-12) to stop the fast-track of the Trans-...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Jan 30, 2014 at 10:36 AM PST with 20 Recommends
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 16 comments on Thu Jan 09, 2014 at 11:47 AM PST with 45 Recommends
Received this e-mail today from our favorite progressive Congressman Alan Grayson (D. FL-9) regarding the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership:
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu May 09, 2013 at 09:05 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
Received this e-mail today from the Progressive Change Campaign Committee regarding their efforts to draft former Governor Brian Schweitzer (D. MT) to run for retiring Senator Max Baucus' (D. MT) ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed May 08, 2013 at 05:00 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
UPDATE: Congressman Gary Peters (D. MI-14) will announce his Senate bid this week! http://www.nationaljournal.com/blogs/hotlineoncall/2013/04/gary-peters-to-announce-senate-bid-...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon Apr 29, 2013 at 09:54 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
Uploaded with ImageShack.us So I normally don't donate to Blue Dogs because even though I like that our party is a big tent party and we can legitimately make that argument, I do have my limits. ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 31 comments on Wed Sep 12, 2012 at 11:17 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
By Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger This week marks the final edition of the Weekly Audit. It has been a pleasure compiling the best financial and economic writing in the Media ...
by The Media Consortium
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue May 03, 2011 at 12:28 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
By Catherine A. Traywick, Media Consortium blogger Too often, the immigration debate in this country ignores the role U.S. foreign policy plays in fueling unauthorized immigration. But as ...
by The Media Consortium
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Apr 21, 2011 at 11:31 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Today, Abraham Lincoln would have to say America’s got a government of the people by the corporations, for the corporations. That’s because American corporations are in control, ...
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Nov 23, 2010 at 08:16 AM PST with 6 Recommends
War is peace. Lies are truth. And, now, Melissa Bean is like Elizabeth Warren. That is the instant thought I had when reading about the rumors that the White House might consider appointing ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 36 comments on Wed Nov 10, 2010 at 06:39 AM PST with 16 Recommends
At this time last year, almost to the minute, Joe Wilson was embarrassing himself and his constituents by shouting at the Commander-in-Chief during a joint session of Congress. The response was ...
by Rob Miller
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Sep 09, 2010 at 05:39 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
Cyanide in the rivers and groundwater of El Salvador. And water soluble aurocyanide metallic complex ions. Where there is gold mining there is cyanide: Gold Cyanide Solution (...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 6 comments on Sat Sep 04, 2010 at 10:11 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Nearly all of us have been raised, from birth, to believe that there is no limit to economic growth, and to believe that everyone can have more and more and more - everyone in the world can have ...
by enthusiast
Comment Count 132 comments on Fri Mar 26, 2010 at 10:36 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
The US Must Be VERY Careful Because Triggering GATS is Irreversible, Destroying Public Healthcare Forever Description By Nick Skala "Critics of the WTO recognized early on that ...
by Andiamo
Comment Count 13 comments on Sat Mar 20, 2010 at 04:11 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Welcome to the world that has become the United States Labor market. It's filled with companies that pay CEO's hundreds of thousands of dollars and into the multimillions of dollars. And still,
by Bendygirl
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Jun 05, 2009 at 06:01 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
AL-Gov Ron Sparks Is In, He Will Challenge Artur Davis ; Alabama Agriculture, Moonshine, Stolen Cattle and the ACLU Thanks to MW, admin of [http://www.progressiveelectorate....
by CornSyrupAwareness
Comment Count 20 comments on Sat Apr 04, 2009 at 12:33 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Change has to begin with the transformation of the economy: a rejection of the marketing phrase of the "free market". The president has made some very strong proposals in this area. A large group ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 16 comments on Thu Feb 26, 2009 at 09:38 AM PST with 25 Recommends