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Warning: CEO Class' Next Big Attack on the Incomes of Ordinary Americans

Robert Creamer | Posted 12.11.2015 | Politics
Robert Creamer

If you didn't like the way the CEO class used their huge political donations and fleet of lobbyists to manipulate the economic rules last time, wait until you see what they've cooked up now.

It's Time to Update Coal Rules That Are Costing Taxpayers Millions

Project On Government Oversight | Posted 07.31.2015 | Impact
Project On Government Oversight

These coal public listening sessions indicate that there is real momentum in the Interior Department for modernizing outdated rules that don't serve the public interest. Americans deserve a fair share for coal extracted from public lands, and it's about time we got it.

IL Governor Rauner's Pal Made $625,000 Per Hour Last Year and Then Gave $10 Million to Rauner Campaign to Attack Unions and Cut Worker Pay

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.07.2015 | Politics
Robert Creamer

The New York Times reported yesterday that Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner's chief political backer, Ken Griffin, made $1.3 billion last year as manager of the hedge fund Citadel Capital. Griffin made as much personally as 26,000 average Americans making the median wage.

Fixing the Economy Through Collective Bargaining

Dale Hansen | Posted 03.04.2014 | Politics
Dale Hansen

The reality is that there are fewer rich people in the US then many would have you believe and regardless of effort the majority of those that make it big already had a seat reserved by their parents before they got there.

The Buffett Rule: Your Straight Deal on Taxes

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse | Posted 06.10.2012 | Politics
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse

If the American people make their voices heard and put enough pressure on Congress, we can restore fairness in our economic system, do what's right for the middle class, and show that Congress can stand up to special interests.

Fair Share Feed... Direct from Occupy K Street in Washington, D.C.

Adam Lioz | Posted 01.20.2012 | DC
Adam Lioz

Last week I wrote about my experience checking out Occupy Wall Street in NY. Now, here is my colleague Sean Garren's report from Occupy K Street: "A...

Fair Share Feed... Direct From Occupy Wall Street in Liberty Square, NYC

Adam Lioz | Posted 01.11.2012 | New York
Adam Lioz

Sure, there were drums (but only at regulated hours), dreadlocks, and piercings. Those things are easy for the media to highlight and convince "ordinary" Americans that "these people aren't like you."

Class Warfare: On the Battlefront, and Living Large

Rick Horowitz | Posted 11.20.2011 | Comedy
Rick Horowitz

"It's warfare," Poppa announced, his tired eyes scanning the faces of his beloved family. "And it's the worst kind of warfare," Poppa continued. "Class warfare."