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Pretty interesting. No matter what this Gawker columnist said, these click farms are just awful to work for and they don’t pay anywhere near what they should. So good for the employees! Bookmark It

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Sen. Sanders on Morning Joe: I think the issue is, frankly, it’s not just Hillary, Elizabeth, or Bernie Sanders, or anybody else. This country faces enormous problems. Our middle-class is disappearing. We more people living in poverty than at any time in the history of America. We’re the only major country without a national health […]

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“Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.” — John F. Kennedy Class war. Bookmark It

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Charles Pierce on Chris Christie’s new proposal to slash Social Security and Medicare: The really hilarious part is that Christie is pitching his personal form of granny-starving as a boon to younger Americans, because what is a more obvious solution to the problem of unemployed American youth than to propose a policy that guarantees that […]

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I don’t even know what to say. No wonder the rich keep getting richer: Minutes after a court sentenced Adel Edwards to pay a $500 fine for burning leaves in his yard without a permit, the private probation company tasked with supervising his monthly payments told him he actually owed more than $1,000 and demanded […]

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I wonder what side she’ll come down on. Obama is really pushing hard for this, not sure she can bring herself to alienate him. But then again, if she doesn’t oppose it, she’s going to alienate a big chunk of the base: The United Food and Commercial Workers International Union urged Congress today to defeat […]

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And thanks to the usual anemic turnout, our state legislature is run by even worse wingnuts than the last batch: HARRISBURG – The Republican-dominated state Senate on Tuesday approved a bill that would invalidate Philadelphia’s new mandatory paid sick-leave law. The bill, which passed 37 to 12, would effectively preempt local governments from requiring companies […]

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Why, that would be Eva Moskowitz, the powerful and politically connected Fuehrer Of NYC’s Success Academies who plans to be the city’s next mayor: Students at New York City’s largest and arguably most powerful charter school system are reportedly facing a serious problem — wetting their pants during tests. A recent New York Times story […]

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This sounds really hopeful. I was talking to someone who knows Grayson, and he said he thought they could stop TPP in the House: As legislation to fast-track Congressional approval of the Trans-Pacific Partnership gets ready to finally make its debut in Congress this week, a top Democratic member of the House announced he would […]

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So Chris Christie is trying to jumpstart his campaign by proposing to gut Social Security and Medicare. Why, he’s just America’s Sweetheart, isn’t he? Bookmark It

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