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neo-classical liberalism: an idea whose time has come….

Classical libertarianism, per Wikipedia, “…is a political philosophy that upholds liberty as its principal objective. Libertarians seek to maximize autonomy and freedom of choice, emphasizing political freedom, voluntary association, and the primacy of individual judgment.” By ann summers What would … Continue reading

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This Just In: Longtime Labor Leader Larry Cohen to Join Presidential Campaign of Bernie Sanders

By Elaine Magliaro Dave Jamieson (Huffington Post) reported this morning that Larry Cohen, the longtime leader of one of the country’s most powerful labor unions, is joining the Democratic presidential campaign of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.). According to Jamieson, Cohen said that … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day for May 26, 2015: The Trans-Pacific Partnership and Corporate Fascism

Posted by Elaine Magliaro

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A Mark Fiore Political Cartoon Video about the Trans-Pacific Partnership: “Obama Trades Transparency”

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Thirteen Democrats Help to Rush “Fast Track” Authority for Obama Trade Deals Through the Senate

By Elaine Magliaro The Senate voted today to advance President Obama’s trade agenda “by ending debate on a bill that would grant him the power to fast-track massive new pacts through Congress.” Michael McAuliff (Huffington Post) reported that some of … Continue reading

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NEWSFLASH: Michael Hiltzick of the Los Angeles Times Says That Congress Is Plotting to Pay for Trade Deal by Raiding Medicare

By Elaine Magliaro On Monday, Michael Hiltzick of the Los Angeles Times wrote in his article Congress plots to pay for a trade deal by raiding Medicare that “Medicare means many things to many people.” He said, “To seniors, it’s … Continue reading

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This Just In: Hillary Clinton Is Opposed to a Critical Piece of the Obama Administration’s Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Deal

By Elaine Magliaro Zach Carter, Amanda Terkel, and Ryan Grim of Huffington Post reported today that presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is opposed to a critical part of the Obama administration’s Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), “which would give corporations the right to sue … Continue reading

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