Category Archives: economic inequality

Dreaming

It is what? ten days until Biden Day! I can hardly wait. Biden has put together a powerhouse cabinet. That powerhouse cabinet has a HUGE task ahead of it. First they have to start by aiming to return to what … Continue reading

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Are You Better Off Than You Were Four Years Ago?

Back in 1980, Ronald Reagan turned a debate with that question. Since then that has been a question that many of us ask ourselves as we evaluate the candidates in our own minds. As the election nears we can use this … Continue reading

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Who Is Really Looting America?

Robert Reich must see video. About 4 minutes. Did I say Must See?

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Administration’s War On Health Care Charges On

For Immediate Release: May 13, 2020 Contact: Matt Sinovic, (515) 423-0133 NEW STUDY: 27 Million More Americans Lost Health Care Because of Coronavirus, and Trump is Going to the Supreme Court to Keep it That Way Des Moines, Iowa — … Continue reading

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Property Vs. People

An appearance by Heather Cox Richardson on WGBH in Boston before the impeachment: (12 minutes, but very interesting – stay to the end for the predictions of what happens to the Republican Party) Many folks have picked up on the … Continue reading

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Sunday Economics With Robert Reich

Sometimes I feel I should apologize for posting so much Robert Reich, but his videos just make so damned much sense. They are also usually fairly short and always very understandable. Plus they are true, which can sometimes be an … Continue reading

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Iowa Policy Project On The State Of The State

It is hard to squeeze out time to listen to things like the State of the State address given by the governor last Tuesday. However, when a person can’t listen it is nice to know that someone with deep knowledge … Continue reading

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Low Wages And No Stability: Working In America

  Labor Day focuses light on stories about labor in this country. There are many publications that cover labor throughout the year but unfortunately most of these articles are ignored. In the era of Dear Leader and his constant assumption … Continue reading

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The Economy Right Now Not As Good As We Are Told

    Louis c on democraticunderground  posted this succinct look at the US economy Thursday: Let’s get something straight; The Economy is Not Doing That Well “First off, the economy is proceeding with an improved GDP for only a quarter. … Continue reading

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Almost 80% Of US Workers Live From Paycheck To Paycheck. Here’s Why

Robert Reich is one of the best analyzers and commentators on current American affairs. As the former Secretary of Labor, when Reich speaks on labor everyone should listen. In last Sunday’s Guardian newspaper online Reich analyzes the plight of the American … Continue reading

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