All Articles on Ronald Reagan

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Low Wage Workers Rally in National Call to #RaisetheWage
Organizer: "The problem is that these jobs don't help people to meet their basic needs—not keeping up with the Joneses. We're talking shelter, food, clothing and transportation."
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Iraq Invades the United States
And Other Headlines from an Upside Down History of the U.S. Military and the World
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Mr. President, Have Pity on the Working Man
And you thought the government didn’t have a jobs program. It does. The problem is that the pay and benefits are lousy, and in many cases the working conditions ain’t so great either. We’re not talking about the civil service. No, as one of two recent reports notes, “Hundreds of billions of dollars...
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Fruits of NAFTA
In the early morning hours Monday, on a remote road near the Texas - Mexico border, Mexican marines picked a deadly and rotten piece of fruit when it captured Miguel Angel Treviño Morales, the sadistic boss of Los Zetas criminal cartel. Los Zetas appeared on the scene in 1999, an elite unit of the...
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Will US General Find Immunity from Obama's Selective Wrath for Leakers?
Retired vice chairman of Joint Chiefs credited as director of Stuxnet attack against Iran is now focus of DOJ investigation
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President Obama Talks Big on Climate Change, But Will He Act?
Obama's climate change goals are ambitious and welcome, but his remaining political capital might not be enough to get it done
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9 Ways the Right’s Cradle to Grave “Randian State” Is An Assault on Millennials
Conservatives keep claiming liberals want a “cradle-to-grave nanny state.” That rhetoric has distracted us from the real social re-engineering taking place all around us. The right, along with its “centrist” collaborators, is transforming our nation into a bloodless and soulless Randian State...
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Struggling Workers Assess The “American Dream”: It’s Still Economic Winter
Diedre Melson says she had been working from the time she was 13 years old – until the Great Recession hit and she, as a mother with four children, was laid off from her job as a phlebotomist at the Alpha Plasma Center in Oregon, along with 1,500 other people. Today, she is employed at 211 Info, a...
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House GOP: No Free Lunch for 200,000 Poor Kids
It was bad enough that Republicans from Newt Gingrich on down derided Barack Obama as the “food stamp President” during the last campaign. Now they’re trying to take food stamps out of the hands of the hungry. On Wednesday, the House Ag Committee voted to cut $21 billion out of the Supplemental...
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US Guilty of Genocide in Guatemala Should be Real Headline
Now that former Guatemalan president Efrain Rios Montt has been convicted of genocide, it’s time for the “hegemonic puppeteer,” the United States, to be put on trial
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