Can the “secret to wealth” really be “work harder,” when no one values labor?
At a press conference in Toledo, Bob King, President of the United Automobile Workers, will announce that his union and Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) have filed a formal complaint with the US Office of Government Ethics in Washington stating that Gov. Romney improperly hid a profit of $15.3 million to $115.0 […]
Here are five things that cost taxpayers more than public media funding: The budget for military marching bands: $500 million a year The U.S. House of Representatives budget for office expenses, mail and personnel: $727 million a year Three Global Hawk Drones which Congress is pushing for even though the Defense Department hasn’t requested them: […]
Which would you prefer to believe? That you’re not good enough, not smart enough and doggone it, people just don’t like you? Or that the incumbent Democrat has effectively bought off half the country with food stamps and free health care? via What Mitt Romney Doesn’t Get About Responsibility – Bloomberg.
Again this is how US corporations will become competitive in the global labor market. Oh, and who is it that pays for the incarceration of this cheap labor? The rest of us. Call centre brings in prison labour at £3/day, fires regular workers – Boing Boing. Here’s the kicker: there used to be such things […]
stop by and tell your representatives how you feel clipped from http://www.americansunitedforchange.org Watch Video
For those of you who haven’t seen the TV ads yet (which curiously show a nebulously interracial couple), Walmart is getting into the check cashing business. Don’t have check cashing establishments around your home? You probably live in an area that’s doing OK. They’re a staple of neighborhoods that aren’t doing so well, financially, along […]
Daily Kos asked questions of people who call themselves Republicans. The results are more frightening that you’d expect. (At least they scare the hell out of me.)
we (you, I, us, the taxpayers) gave the “too big to fail” banks our money so they wouldn’t collapse, collapse under their own weight from their own mistakes created by their own greed, and now that they’re solvent again, they’re rewarding themselves for the fuck up, instead of paying us back clipped from open.salon.com 2009 […]
explain to me again why the entity you manage isn’t doing as well as it should, and I’m the one who has to take the income hit clipped from open.salon.com take to the streets and demand adequate funding for our children’s education instead of Wall Street bailouts and wars, economic hard times are precisely when […]