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Time to make Electoral College adhere to the popular vote – here’s how

Our leaders always reference democracy with the founders of our country. That is not true. The founders had a much different vision of power and control, one that did not and still does not comport with democracy. We started our

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The Truth About Social Security’s Solvency and You

What’s ahead, what the candidates say, and a forecast for Medicare [By Chris Farrell via Next Avenue] Social Security’s recently released 2016 Annual Report of the Board of Trustees on the system’s financial condition is 272 pages long and a doorstop.

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Posted in A Fair Deal at Work, Retirement Security, Retirement Security Accounts, Social Security

Lack of choice in state races discouraging

Forty years ago we could point to the sham elections of the Soviet Union and laugh. These were one-party affairs, with one candidate for each position on the ballot. Voting support ranged between 99 and 100 percent. Now fast-forward to

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“Having it All” debate misses the point for most women

As it has done at least once a decade for the past 40 years, the media seems intent on pitting women against each other in a “Having it All” debate about work inside and outside the home. Author and organizer

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Posted in A Fair Deal at Work, Paid Family and Medical Leave, Paid Sick Days
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