Monthly Archives: October 2012

Decisions, Decisions

The election is just two weeks away, and for those few of you undecided voters out there (glad to see you made it out of the cave you’ve been living in for the past year), I’ve tried to summarize each of the gubernatorial candidate’s positions on the issue this blog is most concerned with. A […]

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Writing for Harvard Law School’s The Record, Sean Hamidi says that the presidential debates and campaigns have almost completely ignored the issue of poverty: One in four black Americans is living in poverty. One in four Hispanic Americans is living in poverty. These numbers should be burnt into our collective conscience until we muster the […]

Center for American Progress: Unions=Stimulus

I saw this post a few weeks ago and thought it was worth revisiting. Writing for the Center for American Progress Action Fund, David Madland and Nick Bunker explain how an increase in union membership would create a ripple effect throughout the economy, benefiting middle and working class households regardless of their union affiliation: …a […]