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Living with a ‘no-choice’ election

Many voters are going to be disappointed even before they cast their ballots in November. They will receive their ballots in the mail, search for their party’s legislative candidates, and find no candidates. Instead, they have but one choice …

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Players and refs say minimum wage is a winner – but a few rich owners want a replay

By many accounts, the 2012 Super Bowl was a close game – but there’s still another big (political) football kicking around: the minimum wage. The players workers actually on the field job say it’s a clear winner – and so

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Reinvigorating America’s middle class means building around Obama and Democrats

From The Nation: Movement building, racial justice, and a recalibration of the progressive movement’s relationship with President Obama is important, as Gara LaMarche and Deepak Bhargava argue, but it isn’t a framework for making progressive ideals a part of actual

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Posted in A Fair Deal at Work, Column, Health Care, Minimum Wage, Paid Family and Medical Leave, Paid Sick Days, Retirement Security
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