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Fox News spreads more lies, but that’s OK with America

Fox News sent one of their “journalists,” a guy by the name of Mike Tobin, to cover the protests in Madison, Wisconsin a few days ago. The crowd, as you can imagine, wasn’t enthusiastic about having Fox cameras on the scene, as the network had been taking the side of Governor Scott Walker, who went […]

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What conservatives really want, and how we’re helping them get it

Our old friend George Lakoff has a brilliant essay on the Common Dreams website today. Here’s a clip. I’d encourage those of you with time to follow the last link and read the whole thing, though. ….The central issue in our political life is not being discussed. At stake is the moral basis of American […]

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A letter to EMU faculty on the growing threats to collective bargaining

I just received the following from a friend at Eastern Michigan University, and thought that you might find it of interest. It’s a letter to the faculty from EMU professor of finance Susan Moeller, who heads the university’s chapter of the American Association of University Professors. Dear EMU Colleagues: I am writing today to discuss […]

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The assault against collective bargaining

Metafilter has a good thread this evening on the current assault against collective bargaining in America, which is being led by state governments beset by debt. Here’s the post that kicked off the conversation. I’d encourage you, though, to check out the original, posted by a fellow calling himself Saul Goodman, which is chock full […]

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