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Robert Reich: “The Big Short” and Bernie’s Plan to Bust Up Wall Street

Jan 12, 2016

January 12, 2016 - If you haven’t yet seen “The Big Short” – directed and co-written by Adam McKay, based on the non-fiction prize-winning book by Michael Lewis about the housing and credit bubble that triggered the Great Recession — I recommend you do so.

Not only is the movie an enjoyable (if that’s the...

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Zahara Heckscher: TPP Threatens Access to Medicines

Jan 12, 2016

Jan. 11, 2016 - In 2008, I received a devastating diagnosis: invasive breast cancer. My son had just turned 3. But today, even though my cancer is considered advanced, and my current treatment includes chemotherapy, I am thriving. My son is now 10 and I am happy to be a soccer mom as well...

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Walter Ewing: Deportation of Central American Refugees Is Inhumane

Jan 11, 2016

January 11, 2016 - At one level, it should come as no surprise that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has taken into custody and intends to deport 121 unauthorized immigrants who fled violence in Central America and arrived here over the past year and a half. After all, DHS deports people all the...

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Is This a Real New Year’s Post?

Jan 9, 2016

Any of this resonate with anyone else????? This is, I’m pleased to say, a real blog post and as such, you can comment on it. And I’ll comment back. And we’ll have a conversation. Like in the olden days….

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Is This a Real New Year’s Post?

Jan 9, 2016

Any of this resonate with anyone else????? This is, I’m pleased to say, a real blog post and as such, you can comment on it. And I’ll comment back. And we’ll have a conversation. Like in the olden days….

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Antonio Ginatta: Congress Should Act on Gun Violence

Jan 6, 2016

Jan. 5, 2015 - The steps announced today by United States President Barack Obama to reduce gun violence are a welcome and necessary departure from years of inaction –a recognition that the US can and should act to protect citizens from gun-related violence.

Mass shootings are tragically routine in the US. President Obama, in the...

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Victor Nieblas Pradis : American Immigration Lawyers Association Condemns Raids on Vulnerable Central American Families

Jan 5, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC, January 5, 2016 - Responding to reports of nationwide arrests targeting mothers and children conducted by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) condemns the raids conducted to det...

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Robert Reich: The Economy in 2016: On the Edge of Recession

Jan 4, 2016

January 4, 2016 - Economic forecasters exist to make astrologers look good, but I’ll hazard a guess. I expect the U.S. economy to sputter in 2016. That’s because the economy faces a deep structural problem: not enough demand for all the goods and services it’s capable of producing.

American consumers account for almost 70 percent...

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Audubon Society of Portland Statement on the Occupation of Malheur National Wildlife Refuge

Jan 3, 2016
Audubon Society of Portland Statement on the Occupation of Malheur National Wildlife Refuge

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Dan Gross: Brady Campaign Calls on Obama to Put Action Behind His Words

Jan 3, 2016

Jan. 2, 2016 - We’re very encouraged by what the President had to say, now it’s time for President Obama to make good on those words by using the full weight of his office to keep guns out of the hands of people we all agree shouldn’t have them including convicted felons, domestic abusers,...

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