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A fair day's wage

  • With black lung making a comeback, the Mine Safety and Health Administration is targeting coal dust in inspections. Inspections are good, but tougher limits on coal dust are needed. There's no such thing as a fair day's wage for a fair day's work if workers are being exposed to needless hazards.
  • Six out of 10 parents say their kid got sick and couldn't go to their usual child care or school in the past year, half of parents with kids in child care said it's difficult to find alternative care, and a third said they might lose pay or even their jobs if they take time off to take care of a sick kid. Yet another reason workers need, and deserve, paid sick days.
  • American Airlines pilots picketed at the Dallas-Fort Worth airport their quest for a fair contract.

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  •  I think one way to frame it would be to ask (0+ / 0-)

    why, since Citizens United became law, would these supposed "freedom loving Americans" ask for limits of any kind on any organization, for political purposes?  Answer: to tilt the playing field toward themselves, ie, the very corporations that gave us Citizens United.

    IOW, Freedom's just another word for "Let us do your thinking for you."

    "Well, yeah, the Constitution is worth it if you succeed." - Nancy Pelosi // Question: "succeed" at what?

    by nailbender on Thu Nov 01, 2012 at 09:53:20 AM PDT

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