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The massive number of Americans who support raising the minimum wage
should spur Congress to action.
Interest rates nosed higher today as the Federal Reserve Board
sought to control inflation. But the impact of runaway inflation is
already being felt by workers whose wages will stagnate and whose
earning power is on a steep decline.
The affluent mask of the United States has been torn away by the storm, exposing a nation that has become progressively poorer under the leadership of the party of Big Business.
When the adulation fades, Alan Greenspan will be recognized as a right-wing ideologue and the most politicized Fed chairman in history.
Like oil and water, Chinese capitalism and US politics just don't mix.
Activists must push for more debt relief for all
impoverished countries in Africa.
Despite alarmist talk, the European economy is not in shambles.
Progressives should redefine what constitutes an ownership
Chinese activists oppose the "Washington Consensus."
America's budget is more than a blizzard of incomprehensible numbers. Our values are reflected in its priorities: It is a statement of what kind of nation we are and what we hope to be.
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