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Category Archive for 'Power to the People'

After becoming law in 1993, the state of Alabama has come to an agreement with the Justice Department to bring the state into compliance with the NVRA… On Friday morning, the Alabama and the federal Justice Department reached an agreement to bring the state in compliance with the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA), a law […]

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This ad, sponsored by the American Action Network, was aired during the debate the other night attacking Elizabeth Warren and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau… The Kremlin styled ad tries to communicate that the CFBP is harmful to consumers because there are more protections for consumers from financial institutions and things related to Communism or […]

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We won

Lots of Dems went down across the country tonight night, BUT WE WON THREE SUPREME COURT SEATS IN PA. This is, as Joe Biden would say, a big fucking deal. Woo hoo! And Jim Kenney, as expected is the next mayor of Philadelphia.

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That workers should be well treated? Sweden is moving to a six-hour working day in a bid to increase productivity and make people happier. Employers across the country have already made the change, according to the Science Alert website, which said the aim was to get more done in a shorter amount of time and […]

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People is asking readers to let Congress — all 535 members — know how they feel about their response to the latest mass shooting: It’s not just a tribute People is using its pages for, however. From editorial director Jess Cagle’s note: As President Obama said, our responses to these incidents — from politicians, from […]

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Short version

The money isn’t the most significant factor. If we don’t turn out to vote, we get screwed: The research on democracy and policy suggests three broad lessons. First, those who vote have more representation than those who do not.43 Second, those who do not vote tend to have views that are more economically progressive than […]

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He’s the mayor of Braddock, PA. Also has a master’s in public policy from Harvard, IIRC. I might have even interviewed him, many years ago. Bob & Barbara’s Lounge 1509 South St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19146 Hang out with Braddock Mayor and United States Senate candidate John Fetterman fresh off his announcement this week. Grab a […]

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Even without “Norma Rae,” it looks like the next generation is wising up! Good news: Six out of every 10 Americans now supports labor unions – a phenomenal five-point jump over the previous year. That’s the latest from a Gallup poll released this week showing that during the past year, Americans’ approval of unions skyrocketed […]

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John McCain was the man behind the arrangement that screwed the tribes out of most of a huge amount owed them for the federal government’s rental of their lands to the oil companies — and that’s just off the top of my head. He is no friend to Indians: In a stunning action that was […]

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Elizabeth Warren has been awesome ever since she headed up the CFPB, the agency she created to protect us from the Wall Street grifters, so when you have pro-life yahoos (which is basically all the Republicans in Congress) going to town over heavily-doctored undercover videos attacking Planned Parenthood, trying to fulfill their lifelong desire to […]

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