France to the Rescue

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-+*Brent Budowsky: In the near term, my hope is that Hollande achieves compromise that restores balance by promoting short-term programs for growth while advancing medium programs for lowering debt.

Walmart at 50: Still Greedy After All These Years

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-+*Bobbi Murray: This weekend at least 10,000 are expected to gather in the heart of L.A. in opposition to the planned Chinatown store on Saturday, June 30 –the march is set for 10 a.m., with the rally to follow at noon.

The Road to Corporate Feudalism

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-+*Sharon Kyle: Technological advances in communications, transportation, automation and the like have changed the mutual dependencies that once existed between the American middle class and the super rich.

The Snipers of Jersey Shore

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-+*Walter Brasch: Trailer park residents – most elderly, disabled, or living slightly above the poverty line – are evicted. Bloggers mock them siding with the corporate landowner.

Let’s Pick on the Unemployed Some MORE!

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-+*hanks to Republicans in Congress and their friends in state capitols, the chronically unemployed – five million who have been out if work for 26 weeks or more – are losing another strand in the already razor-thin lifeline that has kept them afloat. As The New York Times reported Tuesday when House and Senate Republicans agreed […]