Daily Archives: February 13, 2015

Stop Fast Track

They’re at it again. Unelected bureaucrats are meeting behind closed doors making decisions that could cost tens of thousands of good jobs. It’s called the Trans-Pacific Partnership. We don’t know what’s in it, but we know who wrote it: corporate … Continue reading

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Save Iowa’s Schools

TAKE ACTION Add your name to the list of more than 2,500 people who signed this petition in support of adequate and timely school funding today. Share the link with family and friends so they can sign, too. Lawmakers who … Continue reading

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A “Grand Alliance” To Save Our Public Postal Service

The Conservative/Wall Street/1 Percent/Republican anti-government strategy is to set government to fail (usually by starving it of funding). Then they point to the resulting “crisis” they created and say it proves that government doesn’t work so we should “privatize” it … Continue reading

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Reich: The share-the-scraps economy

How would you like to live in an economy where robots do everything that can be predictably programmed in advance, and almost all profits go to the robots’ owners? Meanwhile, human beings do the work that’s unpredictable — odd jobs, … Continue reading

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PAC money distorts politics, caucuses

One front-page story in Monday’s Register told of money flowing from the political action committees of prospective presidential candidates to local office-seekers of the same party in Iowa. Another reported that former Texas Gov. Rick Perry has been appointed to … Continue reading

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Labor History

February 14 Western Federation of Miners strike for 8-hour day – 1903 President Theodore Roosevelt creates the Department of Commerce and Labor. It was divided into two separate government departments ten years later – 1903 Jimmy Hoffa born in Brazil, … Continue reading

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