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Trade, Trump, and the Debate

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On September 27, 2016
Overall, Hillary Clinton embarrassed Donald Trump last night. But let’s not kid ourselves, Trump absolutely crushed her on trade in the early part of the debate. I found it highly disturbing to realize that if I didn’t know that Trump didn’t actually care about this issue and certainly doesn’t care about the workers of the […]
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How Ketchup Destroys Everything

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On August 12, 2015
Big Ketchup is now destroying the American working class: In a widely expected move, Kraft Heinz is cutting 2,500 jobs, the company announced Wednesday. That amounts to 5% of the company’s 46,000 employees, with affected workers located in the U.S. and Canada. This marks the first round of layoffs at the newly merged food giant […]

Youth Unemployment

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On July 7, 2014

The more that the young are unemployed, the more than the long-term stability of capitalism is threatened. It’s not just the U.S., but in fact most of Europe as well, that is dealing (or not dea

Public Opinion of the Past

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On June 10, 2014
Why don’t we pass more social programs today? Maybe because the priorities of Americans aren’t the same as in the 1960s. US Jul 2 '61: For which of these sacrifices called for by P. Kennedy would you be willing to increase your own taxes? pic.twitter.com/SPRnuIBLiC — Historical Opinion (@HistOpinion) June 10, 2014 2/3 of Americans […]
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On January 13, 1874, thousands of unemployed New Yorkers met in Tompkins Square Park to protest their unemployment and poverty. There, the police would beat them in the first large-scale state crackdown of the American white poor in the nation’s history. The Panic of 1873 was the first of the post-Civil War economic collapses to […]

The Walker Economy

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On December 26, 2013

While I am concerned about Scott Walker being one Republican who can actually win the lunatic Republican primary and win the general election, he’s going to have to run against the fact that his

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