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  • March 20, 2013

    Common Dreams features article “Inequality Is Hurting Us All”

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  • January 29, 2013

    Canton Daily Ledger

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    Sam Pizzigati from the Institute for Policy Studies says, “Since the late 1970s we’ve witnessed an assault on the building blocks of greater equality – strong unions, progressive taxes, regulatory limits on business behavior – that has hollowed out the American middle class. Good manufacturing jobs have largely disappeared, outsourced away. Most Americans no longer make things. They provide services.”

     . . . The elite, financing both Republicans and Democrats and successfully getting legislation benefiting the 1%, have their Capitol Hill mouthpieces cry, “Jobs, jobs, jobs.” However, their mutual coziness with globalization actually means, “Lower wages, lower wages, lower wages.”

  • January 14, 2013

    The Final Call

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    Bill Fletcher, Jr. long-time labor activist, and senior scholar with the Institute for Policy Studies recently authored a book titled “They’re Bankrupting Us - And 20 Other Myths About Unions” argues that unions are necessary for democracy and to ensure economic and social justice.

    . . . “We have to build a new labor movement,” Mr. Fletcher explained to The Final Call. “We need a leadership that understands the labor crisis from the ground up—not this top-down module now in existence.” 

  • January 1, 2013

    USA Today features article “The fiscal cliff ... of '32”

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  • December 13, 2012

    Unionosity features article “In Fact, Fairly Taxing the Rich Won't Scare Them Away”

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  • December 12, 2012

    The Albany Tribune features article “In Fact, Fairly Taxing the Rich Won't Scare Them Away”

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  • December 7, 2012

    The (Prestonsburg, KY) Floyd County Times features article “For Pete's Sake, What's Happened to Our Democracy?”

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  • December 7, 2012

    Counterpunch features article “For Pete's Sake, What's Happened to Our Democracy?”

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  • December 3, 2012

    Nation of Change features article “To Move Forward, We Must Learn from Our Progressive Past”

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  • November 30, 2012

    The (Russellville, KY) News-Democrat & Leader features article “To Move Forward, We Must Learn from Our Progressive Past”

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