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Berkeley professor, former US Secretary of Labor. BEYOND OUTRAGE now in paperback. Movie INEQUALITY FOR ALL to be released early September.
Cynicism about our democracy is self-fulfilling. If we assume we are powerless in the face of the moneyed interests, they win it all.
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Margaret Thatcher famously dismissed the idea of a "society." In her view, nations are composed of individuals with no duties to one other.
Video I did about why we must raise the minimum wage (2 mins 25 secs). Pls have a look, and if you like, pls share. http://t.co/npA11gUk6s
To demand gun control is not to "politicize" this tragedy. It is to respond to it with decency and common sense.
Voting is a core responsibility of citizenship that is also one of its greatest privileges. Do it with appreciation.
In his final debate Monday night, Obama should highlight the role of the military-industrial-congressional complex. See http://t.co/2uM5IFaI
If you are cynical about our democracy and give up on making it responsive to average people, the moneyed interests win everything.
Arlen Specter spoke his mind and his conscience. A principled conservative. One of the last of his breed.
Dems must not be complacent. Between now & Election Day: 2 unemployment reports, 3 prez debates, huge $$ from Rs, and voter suppression
No time for complacency Four reasons why Romney might still win. http://t.co/UgilzrV1
GOP is now spending vast sums telling Americans big economic lies. Here are the 7 biggest, and the truth. Please share. http://t.co/sNLnCYcu
Wages of new college grads have been flat for the last decade, adj for inflation. They're not advancing. http://t.co/9wOJJL36
Bill Clinton is a master at dramatizing wonky policy details so they're understandable. A true public educator.
Romney hasn't run the specific numbers on his budget plan because there are no numbers to run, and won't be as long as Romney is running.
Romney wants to take America back to before the New Deal. Paul Ryan wants to return to the 19th. Together they'll aim for the 1890s.
The perfect storm for the sinking of our system of government and the sale of American democracy. Robert Reich: http://t.co/2zqPq0LZ
If the 5 Reps find Obamacare unconstitutional and 4 Dems dissent, it's no longer a Supreme Court. It's a Republican Court, part of the GOP.
Stocks continue slide, global savings into dollars. Cheapest ever for US to borrow to put people to work repairing crumbling infrastructure.
True patriotism isn't cheap. It's about taking on a fair share of the burden of keeping America going.
Glass-Steagall must be resurrected in its entirely. Volcker Rule insufficient. We're heading to another taxpayer-funded bailout.
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