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In a last ditch effort to satisfy their donors, Republicans attempt to kill the ACA and transfer billions of dollars to America’s super-rich by calling it a “middle class tax cut”

Remember how, this past summer, we all came together, fought like hell, and killed the Republican health care plan that would have robbed some 22 million Americans of their coverage? Well, it looks like it’s time for us to get back in fighting shape, as the Republicans seem hellbent on pushing legislation through Congress before […]

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Brooksley Born vs. Alan Greenspan

Frontline looks good tonight. The episode, entitled The Warning, is about Brooksley Born, a woman who, in her capacity as chairperson of the federal Commodities Futures Trading Commission, apparently fought a long, hard battle against Alan Greenspan and the men of Wall Street to better regulate derivative trading. She, of course, lost. And, as you […]

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