The Democratic Party Adopts National Platform – $15/hour Minimum Wage

The Democratic Party Adopts $15/hour Minimum Wage into National Platform

The Democratic Party Adopts $15/hour Minimum Wage into National Platform | U.S. Uncut >by: James Woods | August 29, 2015 | RePost: 09/05/2015 8:42:10 AM | The Democratic Party on Friday adopted a call to raise the minimum wage to $15/hr as part of their established party platform heading into the 2016 election season. The move further polarizes the progressive wing of the party by moving them further to the […]

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‘Fiscally Conservative But Socially Liberal’ Don’t Understand

7 Things People Who Say They’re ‘Fiscally Conservative But Socially Liberal’ Don’t Understand | Alternet | Social and economic issues are deeply intertwined. >by:Greta Christina / AlterNet |05/20/2015 | Noteworthy RePost: 05/24/2015 3:57:15 AM | “Well, I’m conservative, but I’m not one of those racist, homophobic, dripping-with-hate Tea Party bigots! I’m pro-choice! I’m pro-same-sex-marriage! I’m not a racist! I just want lower taxes, and smaller government, and less government regulation […]

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Paul Krugman’s fear: “It’s by no means clear”

Paul Krugman

Paul Krugman’s fear: “It’s by no means clear” whether democracy or plutocracy will prevail in America – Salon.com >by: Luke Brinker | Friday, Oct 24, 2014 08:45 AM EST |RePost 10/25/2014 7:25:07 PM| What do Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Leung Chun-ying, the Beijing-backed Hong Kong leader, have in common? Both men, in their own ways, are part of the plutocratic revolt against democracy that Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman […]

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Hobby Lobby decision opens floodgates for anti-birth control lawsuits

They won't stop until they've lost all of their rights.

Hobby Lobby decision opens floodgates for anti-birth control lawsuits >by Joan McCarter | Follow | Fri Sept 12, 2014 at 01:00 PM PDT | Re-Post 09/13/2014 5:54:12 PM| The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, which brought you the Hobby Lobby suit that was really not about religious liberty, has a whopping 102 lawsuits challenging the mandate in Obamacare that birth control be covered without copay. Almost half of the cases, 49 […]

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Exposed: Putting the GOP line on jobless aid to the test

Putting the GOP line on jobless aid to the test >by Steve Benen | 04/18/14 04:49 PM |Repost 07/20/2014| When congressional Republicans explain their opposition to extended unemployment benefits, they don’t say, “We dislike jobless Americans.” They actually argue the opposite: they like the unemployed and want what’s best for them, so GOP lawmakers have cut off benefits so jobless Americans will have no choice but to accept an available […]

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