Tag Archive: America

Aug 31 2011

A tip for Joe the Machinist: Watch your back

By Sam Pizzigati You work hard. You do good work. You loyally stick with your employer through good times and bad. Do you have a right to a paycheck that rises over time? On any Labor Day over the last 50 years, the answer — from labor and management alike — would be obvious: Of …

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Aug 09 2011

America’s real job creators are broke

By Jim Hightower As narrators used to say in Western movies: “Meanwhile, back at the ranch…” Our policymakers in Washington have totally lost sight of what’s happening at the ranch. John Boehner’s GOP-controlled House and Barack Obama’s White House have agreed to slash trillions of dollars from the federal budget, as though that’s America’s most …

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Jul 27 2011

Corporate America and obesity: Why Americans can’t live on food stamps

By K. I. Hope America is gaining weight and the most vulnerable populations are those with low levels of education and income, as well as those with black or Hispanic heritage. The most obese state in the country, Mississippi, also happens to be the poorest. And with the rates of obesity increasing in 16 states …

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