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2012

03

Jul

Robert Reich: Mitt Romney and the New Gilded Age

Robert Reich: Mitt Romney and the New Gilded Age But the real issue here is that Romney’s Bain is part of the same system as Jamie Dimon’s JPMorgan Chase, Jon Corzine’s MF Global and Lloyd Blankfein’s Goldman Sachs — a system that has turned much of the economy into a betting parlor that nearly imploded […]

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26

Jun

11

Jan

Taxing the Wealthy

Do yourself a favor. Take 20 minutes to watch this. Oh … and,  the Oscar Meyer fortune he mentions? He gave it all away and then started United for a Fair Economy.

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2011

31

Jul

Matt Damon to Teachers: “We love you, we thank you and we will always have your back.”

Matt Damon recently spoke at the “Save Our Schools” march.  You can find the speech, included below,  here and here, and you can also see video of Damon at the rally below the text of the speech. I flew overnight from Vancouver to be with you today. I landed in New York a few hours […]

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14

Jul

28

Apr

There’s nothing more important than putting yourself first.

I don’t know how I missed this when it originally aired.  But, it’s brilliant and relevant. “There’s nothing more important than putting yourself first.”

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04

Mar

When will America’s teachers follow the lead of Wall Street …

When will America’s teachers follow the lead of Wall Street … … and start making some sacrifices for the children?

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2010

17

Dec

Jesus Was A Liberal Democrat

“…if this is gonna be a Christian nation that doesn’t help the poor either we’ve got to pretend that Jesus is just as selfish as we are or we’ve got to acknowledge that He commanded us to love the poor and serve the needy without condition… and then admit that we just don’t want to […]

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