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People Powered Moment

It’s not often that I listen to Democracy Now! and come away not feeling depressed. However, today’s show featured three stories highlighting the difference people can make against big media, big oil and conservative politicians. The first story was about

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Barack Obama Imitates Robert Reich

When President Obama gave his speech in Osawatomie, Kansas on December 6, many people applauded his hard hitting rhetoric about the things that led to the economic downturn, the way the GOP have obstructed ideas to help relieve the recession

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The Operation of the Machine

There is a time when the operation of the machine becomes so odious, makes you so sick at heart, that you can’t take part; you can’t even passively take part, and you’ve got to put your bodies upon the gears

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Geography of Jobs

I found a link to this visualization on The Big Picture, one of the economic blogs I follow in Google Reader. It is very sobering watching this and see the huge job losses in late 2008 and 2009 and the

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