Take The Texas Job-Poaching Test

Inequality awareness test: If someome makes $50,000 in one state, but the company lays the worker off and moves to a low-wage state to hire someone for $25,000, doesn't that mean that net wages paid to American workers is $25,000 less?

The One Unalloyed, Positive In This Awful Situation

Going back to Truman, presidents have been incrementally seizing the power to wage war completely on their own terms. It's getting to the point of absurdity. Obama stepping back is a very good move.
Digby
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We Shall Overcome

Creating parks and fighting fires are manifestation of community. Communities are unions of people and a union of people is greater than the sum of its members. That’s why labor unions succeed in securing decent wages and benefits for workers.
Leo Gerard
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