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In California, job growth is strong, but nationally, it's a different story 25.1.2020 LA Times: Business

Job growth slowed nationwide last year, but it accelerated in California as the state notched a record 118-month employment expansion.

Women Perform 12.5 Billion Hours of Unpaid Labor Every Day 24.1.2020 Truthout.com
Women Perform 12.5 Billion Hours of Unpaid Labor Every Day
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OUCH: Did ‘Marxist’ Matthews, Panel Just Give Away the Game on the Trial Being a Farce? 24.1.2020 NewsBusters
From time to time, the liberal media will not only have their masks slip, but completely give away the store in terms of their partisan motivations and strategy. During Thursday’s dinner break in the Senate impeachment trial, MSNBC seemed to have done just that, conceding the trial to be the left’s latest attempt to remove President Trump out of office because they don’t like ...
Workers Shut Down the Louvre. The French Labor Strike Is Here to Stay. 23.1.2020 Truthout.com
The working class is in an uproar against Macron’s attacks on retirement benefits and they will not back ...
The Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez School of Economics 23.1.2020 NewsBusters
On Monday, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, (D-N.Y.), sat for a discussion with author Ta-Nehisi Coates. She dropped a number of shocking statements -- statements that elicited nothing but murmurs of agreement from Coates. AOC claimed: “No one ever makes a billion dollars. You take a billion dollars.” How, pray tell, are American billionaires responsible for such massive theft? According to AOC, the very mechanisms of capitalism mandate such ...
Joe Biden Isn't The Threat To Social Security And Medicare, Trump Is 22.1.2020 Crooks Liars
Here's Donald Trump, being interviewed by Joe Kernen on CNBC's Squawk Box this morning: KERNEN: One last question. TRUMP: Go ahead. KERNEN: Entitlements ever be on your plate? TRUMP: At some point, they will be. We have had tremendous growth. Toward the end of the year, the growth will be incredible. At the right time, we'll take a look at that. KERNEN: Are you willing to do things you didn't consider in the past with Medicare? TRUMP: We never had assets like we had. We never had the consumer taking in over $10,000 a family, we never had the kind of things we had our country is the hottest in the world, the hottest economy in the world, best unemployment ever, African-American, Asian-American, Hispanics best they've ever done. Black, best they've ever done. Unemployment and employment, there is a difference. Unemployment and employment numbers for African-Americans are the best we've ever had. We just came up with a chart. You know that was the entire point of running up the deficit, ...
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Trump faces a swing state voter revolt because he failed on jobs: former adviser Gary Cohn 21.1.2020 Raw Story
In a deep dive into Donald Trump’s three-year record of economic policies — and how they may impact the 2020 re-election if he is still on the ballot — one of his former economic advisers admits that his failure to make a dent in unemployment in the midwest may come back to bite him at […]
WATCH: Geraldo Rivera calls Trump a ‘civil rights leader’ one day after MLK Day 21.1.2020 Raw Story
During a segment on Fox & Friends this Tuesday — one day after MLK day — Geraldo Rivera referred to President Trump as a “civil rights leader,” using the current low unemployment numbers for African Americans as evidence for his comment. According to Rivera, it’s “awful” that Trump has to endure the stigma of impeachment […]
Jessica Cisneros Could Be the Next AOC. (But Don’t Tell Her That.) 21.1.2020 Mother Jones
Jessica Cisneros needed to find a dentist. When she decided to challenge Texas Rep. Henry Cuellar in the upcoming Democratic primary, Cisneros quit her job and moved back in with her parents in Laredo to save money. She’d bought her own insurance plan after turning 26 last May, but it didn’t include dental, and she […]
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Q&A: Pete Buttigieg on the monumental task of cleaning up Trump's mess 21.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

In a meeting with the L.A. Times editorial board, Mayor Pete Buttigieg talks about Iran, climate change and if America is ready for a gay president.

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Trump Wants to Funnel More Income Upward Through His China Trade Deal 20.1.2020 Truthout.com
Trump's trade deal with China is good for people like Bill Gates and companies like Boeing, but not for the rest of ...
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Billionaires are now richer than 60 percent of the world’s population: report 20.1.2020 Raw Story
The world’s billionaires have doubled in the past decade and are richer than 60 percent of the global population, the charity Oxfam said Monday. It said poor women and girls were at the bottom of the scale, putting in “12.5 billion hours of unpaid care work each and every day,” estimated to be worth at […]
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‘You cannot expect anything but fascism’: Pedagogy theorist on how Trump ‘legitimated a culture of lying, cruelty and a collapse of social responsibility’ 20.1.2020 Raw Story
The impeachment of Donald Trump appears to be a crisis without a history, at least a history that illuminates, not just comparisons with other presidential impeachments, but a history that provides historical lessons regarding its relationship to a previous age of tyranny that ushered in horrors associated with a fascist politics in the 1930s.  In […]
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Nobel economist: Trump’s economy is an absolute disaster for people and the planet 19.1.2020 Raw Story
It is becoming conventional wisdom that US President Donald Trump will be tough to beat in November, because, whatever reservations about him voters may have, he has been good for the American economy. Nothing could be further from the truth. Neither GDP nor the Dow is a good measure of economic performance. Neither tells us […]
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A mayor in Norway's Arctic looks to China to reinvent his frontier town 19.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Melting ice means more ships are traversing polar shipping lanes, so Rune Rafaelsen wants Chinese investors to help turn the small town of Kirkenes into a major logistics hub. But doubters abound.
Former GOP strategist Rick Wilson: ‘Hating’ Trump is the key to winning in 2020 18.1.2020 Raw Story
Rick Wilson has helped countless Republicans win elections over the years as one of the most sought-after GOP media consultants. His work, by his own admission, has contributed to the hyper-partisan, zero-sum political world that we live in today. But that was all B.T., or “Before Trump.” Wilson is now using his mastery of the dark arts […]
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California Bill Would Raise Taxes on Corporations With Large CEO-Worker Pay Gaps 17.1.2020 Truthout.com
California Bill Would Raise Taxes on Corporations With Large CEO-Worker Pay Gaps
Private Documents Reveal What Wall Street Really Thinks About Elizabeth Warren 17.1.2020 Mother Jones
A major bank that Elizabeth Warren once sharply criticized has some stark warnings for Wall Street investors about her potential presidency. Warren’s corporate tax plan, according to one memo the bank circulated, would “directly impact corporate earnings.” Her nine-point eligibility test for international trading partners—which requires a commitment to protect religious freedom and labor rights—“would […]
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Joe Biden Thinks Coal Miners Should Learn to Code. That’s Classist. 17.1.2020 Truthout.com
Joe Biden Thinks Coal Miners Should Learn to Code. That’s Classist.
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GOP-controlled Senate approves Trump’s US-Mexico-Canada agreement to replace NAFTA 17.1.2020 Raw Story
The US Senate on Thursday voted overwhelmingly to approve a new North American trade pact, handing President Donald Trump a second back-to-back trade win just as his impeachment trial was beginning in Washington. After a brief debate, lawmakers voted 89-10 in favor of a bill allowing the US-Mexico-Canada agreement to take effect, overhauling trade relations […]
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