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Anthropologist, Researcher, Writer, Activist, Musician.

Groups: Income Inequality Kos, The Democratic Wing of the Democratic Party, Jobs Wages and Community Investment Working Group, Progressive Policy Zone, Teachers Lounge, Progressive Friends of the Library Newsletter, Anti-War Abolitionists

Diaries published: 26 (1179 days since last diary on Sat Feb 11, 2012 at 10:10 AM PST)

Comments posted: 1973 (882 days since last comment on Tue Dec 04, 2012 at 08:03 AM PST)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 502

Total Comment Ratings: 2496

Most Recommended Diary: Poverty 101: The Official Poverty Statistics are a Fraud, 215 comments, 193 recommends

People Following Tom Taaffe: 40

Tom Taaffe's Most Recent Diaries:

The most dangerous political agenda on the horizon today is the sweetheart deal that the banks are about to get in the foreclosure settlement package. If this deal goes through it will have ...
by Tom Taaffe
Comment Count 35 comments on Sat Feb 11, 2012 at 10:10 AM PST with 16 Recommends
One of the gravest political mistakes this party makes is to presume that those who cannot vote for the Democratic Party must for for it, no matter how lame, how pathetic or right wing it gets. ...
by Tom Taaffe
Comment Count 25 comments on Mon Apr 18, 2011 at 10:42 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
The measure by which we judge poverty is a fraud of statistics. It blinds us to the depth and breadth of poverty in America, undermines our solutions and gives comfort to those who wish to ignore or ...
by Tom Taaffe
Comment Count 215 comments on Tue Feb 22, 2011 at 03:43 AM PST with 193 Recommends
Welcome to DK4. I'd like to invite you to join the Jobs Wages and Community Investment Working Group. This group is dedicated to organizing and advancing the concerns and interests of the poor, ...
by Tom Taaffe
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Feb 13, 2011 at 08:35 AM PST with 5 Recommends
I just saw a news story from AP that Obama is considering cutting fuel assistance in half. This requires an immediate and vociferous reaction. I urge you all to call the White House first thing in ...
by Tom Taaffe
Comment Count 97 comments on Wed Feb 09, 2011 at 07:47 PM PST with 22 Recommends
Last Friday, I posted a diary on DK with ten suggestions to create jobs. I invited people to ...
by Tom Taaffe
Comment Count 28 comments on Tue Feb 08, 2011 at 09:23 AM PST with 7 Recommends

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