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Isaiah J. Poole is the executive editor of TomPaine.com.
4 Ways the Next Fight Over Spending in Washington Could Seriously Affect Your Life
Posted on: Mar 16, 2015, Source: Campaign for America's Future
Why this year’s budget debate matters -- and why you need to be actively engaged.
7 Corporations That Pay Their CEOs More Than They Pay in Taxes
Posted on: Nov 18, 2014, Source: Blog for Our Future
It's not like we could have used that money to improve our schools or roads.
Top Corporate Tax Cheats: Corporate Behavior So Bad Even Fortune Magazine Can’t Stomach It
Posted on: Jul 8, 2014, Source: Blog for Our Future
These are companies that even a top cheerleader for the corporate class can’t bring itself to defend.
Now the Kochs Are Coming After Your Solar Panels
Posted on: Dec 18, 2013, Source: OurFuture.org
The right-wing corporate consortium ALEC is trying to undermine the solar industry.
Black America Is Living Through a Great Economic Depression -- What's Obama Going to Do About It?
Posted on: Apr 11, 2013, Source: Campaign for America's Future
The big economic problems remain for a huge part of our nation still living with the echoes of its racist past.
Middle Class Group Analyzes Ryan Plan, Finds a 'Roadmap to Ruin'
Posted on: Apr 7, 2011, Source: Campaign for America's Future
The resolution that Ryan has branded a "path to prosperity" is disaster for both low-income and middle-class people."
MLK's Legacy -- Let's Launch a People's Campaign for the Unemployed
Posted on: Jan 14, 2011, Source: Blog for Our Future
With a conservative House trying to box Obama into stymying job creation, we need a dramatic confrontation on behalf of the 27 million who are unemployed or underemployed.
10 Ways Right-Wingers Will Try to Wreck Any Economic Recovery
Posted on: Dec 27, 2010, Source: Blog for Our Future
To keep conservatives from enacting policies that will kill a nascent economic recovery, progressives will have to organize against these top 10 economy killers.
America's Shocking Unemployment Rate Is the Big Economic Crisis, Not the Deficit
Posted on: Nov 30, 2010, Source: Blog for Our Future
A major study by progressive economists points to employment as America's #1 economic issue that must be confronted.
Let's Get Rolling on Unemployment -- We Need a Direct Govt. Jobs Program
Posted on: Dec 1, 2009, Source: Blog for Our Future
At a time when unemployment is expected to exceed 10 percent for the next several months, we should be talking about direct job funding by the government.
The Untouchables: Right-Wingers Put Themselves in an Uncompromising 'World Apart'
Posted on: Oct 20, 2009, Source: Blog for Our Future
A report issued Friday by Democracy Corps shows that the most conservative Republicans consider themselves part of an underdog minority.
Will the Credit Card Companies Get Their Pound of Flesh?
Posted on: May 20, 2009, Source: Campaign for America's Future
A bill clamping down on credit card companies is imminent, and the industryâ€”and its conservative buddiesâ€”are ready to retaliate.
Priced Out of Prescription Drugs
Posted on: Aug 25, 2008, Source: Campaign for America's Future
Reducing drug industry influence is critical to bringing skyrocketing prescription drug and health care costs under control.
New Signs Of A Middle-Class Collapse
Posted on: Aug 17, 2008, Source: Campaign for America's Future
The case keeps getting stronger for a new, bold change in economic policy explicitly designed to help working-class families regain their footing.
The Mad, Mad Middle Class
Posted on: Feb 24, 2008, Source: TomPaine.com
Large numbers of middle-class people are mad, really mad, about the damage Bush-league conservatism has done to the country.
The Corporations' Court: Supremes Rule Against Shareholders in Enron-Style Fraud Schemes
Posted on: Oct 15, 2007, Source: Common Sense
Big Business sure is getting its money's worth from the <s>Bush</s> Roberts court.
American Workers Get an Overdue Pay Raise
Posted on: Jul 24, 2007, Source: TomPaine.com
Congress finally passes a pay-raise for millions of low-wage workers.
Murtha: Will His Anti-War Stance Be Enough?
Posted on: Nov 15, 2006, Source: TomPaine.com
Not all progressives are happy with Pelosi's choice for the next House majority leader.
Katrina's Victims Of Ideology
Posted on: Sep 12, 2006, Source: TomPaine.com
Conservatives' contempt for government is at the root of the failed response to the hurricane.
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