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Interview :: Labor
The Middle Class Continues Shriveling
01 Jul 2014
A century ago people said a progressive income tax would never happen. Today it is reality. The top tax rate in the US between 1930 and 1982 was 82%. That was a very interesting experiment because very high incomes were covered...There was a great reduction of global inequality in the last decades.
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LOCAL Commentary :: Labor
Reportback from Bus Drivers Rally
01 Jul 2014
Modified: 07:06:51 AM
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Commentary :: International
Investment Protection at a Crossroads
30 Jun 2014
TTIP gives foreign investors the right to sue sovereign governments before ad hoc arbitratiuon courts when lost profits occur as a result of investment decisions. These decisions cannot be appealed and undermine social, environmental and labor regulations. The parallel system of justice could attack jobs (especially public sector) and ends democracy.
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News :: Human Rights
Blackwater Mercenary Threatened to Kill US Gov Inspector in Iraq
30 Jun 2014
Blackwater Iraqi chief threatened to kill US govt. inspector - newspaper
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Responses to more religious political influence, also sustainable development.
29 Jun 2014
Responses of human rights members to post which considers religious political parties would have more influence if adopted a secular, ethical human rights base. Also, my response to sustainable development.
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News :: Human Rights
'Make us poor, then shoot us': Russell Brand talks Austerity & Revolution with Max Keiser
28 Jun 2014
Somebody Do Something......
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News :: Globalization
Les compétitions
28 Jun 2014
Pöésie paraphysique...
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Commentary :: Labor
Robert Reich Explains America's Koch Problem, 3 min
28 Jun 2014
Robert Reich was secretary of the Treasury under Bill Clinton and is a professor of economics at the University of California, Berkeley. Be amazed at his precision and wonder!
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LOCAL News :: Gender
Mass Abortion Clinic Protection Law Struck Down By US Supreme Court
27 Jun 2014
The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a Massachusetts buffer zone law violates the First Amendment; the justices were unanimous in the ruling. In case you weren’t up to speed on the case, here are the basics: Fourteen years ago, the high court upheld a Colorado law that created an 8-foot “bubble zone” around patients entering or exiting clinics. But Massachusetts’ buffer zone law prohibited demonstrators from standing within 35 feet of the facility, a length the justices seemed dubious of from the start. Walking that length — the size of a school bus — takes approximately seven seconds.
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News :: International
Argentina Debt Payments Blocked by US Court
27 Jun 2014
The Argentine government announced Thursday that it transferred funds to the Bank of New York Mellon to pay the 92% of bond holders who restructured after Argentina's 2001 default.
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