Spotlight Bernie Sanders: ‘We Will Not Accept Cuts to Social Security, Medicare or Medicaid’

Bernie Sanders: ‘We Will Not Accept Cuts to Social Security, Medicare or Medicaid’  >by Lynn Stuart Parramore | December 3, 2012  | AlterNet /   At the annual Nation Institute gala, progressives cheer a principled stand on the so-called fiscal cliff.   Sen. Bernie Sanders According to Sen. Bernie Sanders, it’s time for progressives to stop playing defense, and start playing offense. He wants us to start with a strong […]

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Spotlight: 8 Things Democrats Must Do in Washington Showdown Over “Fiscal Cliff”

8 Things Democrats Must Do in Washington Showdown Over “Fiscal Cliff” >by Robert Reich | December 4, 2012  | RobertReich.org /   Robert Reich Some advice for Democrats. ONE: HOLD YOUR GROUND. The wealthy have to pay their fair share of taxes. That’s what the election was all about, and we won. It’s only fair they pay more. They’re taking home record share of national income and wealth, and have […]

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Spotlight: #My2K and How to Keep Our Political Debate From Going Over the Cliff

#My2K and How to Keep Our Political Debate From Going Over the Cliff >by Arianna Huffington | Posted: 12/03/2012 8:20 pm | Hey, have you heard about this thing called “the fiscal cliff”? Actually, the better question is: Have you heard about anything except the fiscal cliff? Nine months ago, the term had not even entered the media lexicon. And now it’s suddenly everywhere. “It looks very much like now […]

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