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Institute for Americas Future

Fighting for Our Classrooms, and for the Human Beings Inside Them

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 08.12.2013 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

On one side are the forces of egalitarianism, economic opportunity, and self-determination. On the other is a well-funded and entrenched elite bent on hijacking our media, our political process, and our institutions, for their selfish ends.

Senators Listen to Voters, Oppose "Fiscal Swindle"

Roger Hickey | Posted 01.19.2013 | Politics
Roger Hickey

The voters have just spoken. And election-day polls find big majorities -- even of Republican voters -- calling cuts to Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security benefits unacceptable.

Jobs First -- Any Other 'Deficit Plan' Sells America Short

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

The deficit commission is releasing its report today, and its recommendations will be very different from those of the self-described "bipartisan" plans now dominating Washington conversations.

McCain's Radical Health Plan, Once Ignored, Now Hotly Debated

Roger Hickey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Roger Hickey

Instead of working to guarantee health care for those without insurance, conservatives want to tax the health benefits of the 160 million people who get insurance on the job.