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'Making Child Labor Great Again': Trump Draft Proposal Would Roll Back Teen Worker Safety Rules
Worker advocates said the proposed rollback "would be a tragic mistake and would lead to the death of teenage workers"
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Kids, Be Best Just Like Melania At Plagiarism and Stupefying Hypocrisy About the Well-Being of Children
Trump's version of kindness toward immigrant children. Getty Image In another day of unfathomable cognitive dissonance, a blindingly heedless Melania unveiled her (stolen-from-Obama) initiative to keep kids safe from cyber-bullying and drugs so they can "do all they can to be best in everything"...
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New Analysis Suggests Some Republicans Have Finally Realized How Unpopular It Is to Lavish Corporations and the Rich With Huge Tax Giveaways
Some Republicans may finally be succumbing to the fact that "massive tax cuts to the wealthy, rich CEOs, and big corporations don't resonate with voters."
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To Be Heard and To Be Seen: UK Drag Queens Fight Back Against Trump
Drag queens et al in solidarity To help ease us into another week of our national debacle comes news of a wide-ranging "carnival of resistance" in the works by UK groups mobilizing against Trump's much-delayed, just-one-day-to-try-and-fend-off-the-commie-barbarians "working trip "planned for July...
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"It’s a hidden upward redistribution of money and power from the majority of Americans to corporate executives and wealthy shareholders." (Photo: Screenshot) Views
The Monopolization of America
The biggest economic problem you’re hearing almost nothing about.
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If “the economy” can recover without real people recovering, then whose economy is it really? (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
Fighting Back in the War on the Poor
In many ways, things are harder now than they were 50 years ago.
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  Demonstrators protest in front of the White House in support of Net Neutrality in 2014 Views
The Big Lie ISPs Are Spreading in State Legislatures is That They Don’t Make Enough Money
Ultimately, it’s not network neutrality that prevents the large ISPs from upgrading their networks while lowering prices. It is a lack of incentive.
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These are among the USDA's proposed symbols for foods produced using genetic engineering. News
Trump's USDA Proposes Deceptively Cute Images for GMO Labels, But Nixes the Words 'Genetically Modified'
"The images are just as insulting to consumers as the law, which the chemical and junk food industry lobbyists spent $400 million to pass," says Katherine Paul of the Organic Consumers Association
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'Worst Mistake I Ever Made': Union Support Nosedives as Workers Express Regret for Trump Votes
"Trump is for the rich," one union member said
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Resist, My People, Resist Them: Poetry Is Not A Crime, Except For Palestinians
Tatour in court with her attorney. Reuters photo After what critics called "a hollow charade of a trial" and " theater of the absurd," an Israeli court Thursday convicted Palestinian poet and photographer Dareen Tatour, 36, of “incitement to violence” and “support of a terror organization” for...
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