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Elizabeth Warren Stands Up to Billionaires

Good for her.

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Tools

For now, staying safe and sane in this neo-facist environment. Autocracy: Rules for Survival … Trump is anything but a regular politician and this has been anything but a regular election. Trump will be only the fourth candidate in history … Continue reading

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You must listen to this.

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Equality Day

On August 26, 1920, women were at last granted the right to vote. Today is Women’s Equality Day. The picture below is from 1918. In a time when voting rights are under constant attack, I hope we show the same … Continue reading

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Twenty-two

Yes, the Violence Against Women Act passed, and only eighteen months late! Good that it did, but it’s important that we never forget the Senators who voted against it.

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If you only had $4.33 a day for food…

What would you eat? What would you do without? And how would you feel if that extravagant sum was suddenly decreased to only $3.75? That’s the amount food stamp recipients will receive if Congress lowers food stamp benefits. In order … Continue reading

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Restating the obvious

The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread. From Anatole France

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More on income inequality

Annie Lowrey at the Washington Independent points us to a report on income inequality from the Senate’s Joint Economic Committee. She highlights several graphs and conclusions that show the remarkable way that the wealthy have become even more so over … Continue reading

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