The 10 Dumbest Things Rick Perry Said on the Trail

The following article originally appeared on the Grio.

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Can Unions Win Without the Employee Free Choice Act?

The Employee Free Choice Act would eliminate the requirement for a two-step process in union drives -- first sign up a majority of workers, then hold an election. But is it the election itself that’s the problem, or the very uneven playing field on which it’s held, where the employer has all the advantages?

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El Salvador Poised to Become Next Latin American Country to Shift Leftward

After 17 years since the end of El Salvador’s civil war, the leftist Farabundo Martí National Liberation Front (FMLN) is poised to accomplish what its guerrilla predecessors never did: Takeover the national government. Reliable polls unanimously project that FMLN candidate Mauricio Funes will win the March 15 presidential elections. What all this means for El Salvador – and Latin America – is the subject of the new, in-depth report, "The 2009 El Salvador Elections: Between Crisis and Change."

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