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For those of you who don’t leave the bed over the weekend, here’s the deal with the controversy surrounding the latest jobs data

On Friday, the the Bureau of Labor Statistics released data showing that, for the first time since President Obama took office, unemployment had fallen below the 8% mark. And, as Romney had repeatedly drawn the line in the sand at 8%, reminding American voters incessantly, since winning his party’s nomination, that Obama had presided over […]

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Threats to American workers demand a President like FDR

Former U.S. Secretary of Labor Robert Reich has a great column about Maine Governor Paul LePage up on the Christian Science Monitor website this evening. LePage, as you’ll recall from our conversation a few days ago, is the man who recently made headlines for ordering murals depicting the advances of organized labor to be painted […]

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Sophie’s Choice… Ypsi style

Last night, there was a special meeting of the Ypsi City Council. I wasn’t able to attend, but your fellow reader Glen S was. Here’s his report… which is actually about a lot more that whether or not our City Council chose to prioritize one of two potential construction projects. I attended last night’s special […]

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Going after corporate tax cheats like Bank of America and G.E.

Today was designated a national day of protest by US Uncut – a grassroots organization engaged in direct action against corporate tax cheats. Today’s protests, which took place across 40 states, focused primarily on Bank of America. Here, with more on why Bank of America was chosen as a target, is a clip from The […]

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Very cool new GE web technology

I suspect this is real, but I suppose it could be fakery of some kind. I’m easily duped… If real, though, it’s amazing, and kind of terrifying.

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