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[22 May 2009 | 3 Comments | ]

Anti-government reasons to demand income security for all. Here’s the opening paragraph of an op-ed piece in today’s Washington Post: Americans should look carefully at the anti-politician, anti-government mood exhibited in California this week. Just as Proposition 13 and the anti-tax movement of 1978 were the forerunners of the Reagan presidential victory, so the results [...]

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[1 May 2009 | Comments Off | ]

It’s May 1st, May Day, an ancient celebration of spring. (Should I send cards to Carri and other friends who proudly describe themselves as Wiccans and pagans?) It’s also International Worker’s day. That’s an official holiday in many countries, though mostly ignored for obvious political reasons in the United States. That ignorance is a good [...]

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[31 Mar 2009 | Comments Off | ]

As billions more of our taxpayer dollars go to bailing out Wall Street and “the economy,” as more Americans lose their homes to foreclosure or hang on to homes that are worth less than their mortgages, as unemployment continues to rise …. Three recent articles discuss the need for or likelihood of some type of [...]