Daily Archives: December 3, 2013

THE STATE OF WORK in the Age of Anxiety

From 1947 through 1974, American workers brought home most of the wealth that they produced. Since 1974, they’ve steadily lost power – and they’re getting just a fraction of the wwalth that they produce today.  The Forty-Year-Slump  By Harold Meyerson  … Continue reading

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Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard L. Trumka on the Omission of Corporate Political Spending Disclosure from the SEC’s Regulatory Agenda for 2014

      We are disappointed that the Securities and Exchange Commission is not including a rulemaking to require disclosure of corporate political spending on its regulatory agenda for 2014.  The SEC’s Division of Corporate Finance had been previously scheduled … Continue reading

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BREAKING: The Guardian publishes new treasure trove of internal ALEC documents

Further reveals ALEC’s behind-the-scenes corporate influence and how the campaign against ALEC is working   See the documents and read The Guardian story here: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/dec/03/alec-funding-crisis-big-donors-trayvon-martin Join the briefing call tomorrow at 11 a.m. (Call in info below)   The Guardian … Continue reading

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Letter to the editor: Congress needs to untie hands of USPS

The Postal Service board of governors announced that the service reported an operating profit of $600 million for riscal year 2013. But the 2006 congressional mandate to massively pre-fund future retiree health benefits — a political requirement placed on no … Continue reading

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National, Iowa Right to Work Groups Subsidized State Candidates, Misled IRS, Former Employee Charges

http://www.opensecrets.org/news/2013/11/national-iowa-right-to-work-groups-subsidized-state-candidates-misled-irs-former-employee-charges.html    by Russ Choma on November 25, 2013 4:16 PM    Share on emailShare on favorites|More Sharing ServicesMore|Print   A former political operative with the National Right to Work Committee who was involved with the 2008 and 2012 Ron Paul presidential … Continue reading

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Union Sportsmen Alliance

Start your new year by winning a Texas big game hunt and a brand-new Remington rifle!   Enter today for your chance to win.   Deadline to enter is January 31, 2014. Must be a USA member to win.  Not a member? Join Today … Continue reading

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Giving Tuesday

It’s Giving Tuesday and the four million members of the Alliance for Retired Americans are stepping up and making sure YOUR Social Security and Medicare are safe.Contribute now to the Alliance and protect YOUR Social Security and Medicare.You’ll help protect … Continue reading

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