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Headquarters of the United States Department of Labor in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Ed Brown/WikiMedia Commons)
The proposed cut to the Susan Harwood Training Grant Program was announced on the same day as senators floated nearly $700 billion in new military spending.
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"Americans can believe what he says or they can believe their own eyes...
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A worker installs solar panels at the Solarpark Eggersdorf solar park on September 4, 2012 near Muencheberg, Germany. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
"We don't have to choose between a strong economy or a healthy environment—we...


ThinkProgress has assembled three charts that prove the premise of today's general strike : That workers suffer while the 1% prospers under systems that do not support us, but that rely on our labor, skills and compliance. Charts on productivity vs. wages, corporate profits and unions.

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