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Offshorers Demand: No Taxes, No Risk

Ford hit Michigan and its auto workers with some crappy holiday news. Instead of building a $700 million electric vehicle factory in Michigan as promised in January, Ford will construct the plant in Mexico. Ford reneged on its promise to Michigan workers just days...

GOP Goes for Win on Taxes, Consequences be Damned

An entire year of legislative defeats has grated on the GOP. Their promised Affordable Care Act repeal failed – again and again and again. Their Muslim ban was, well, banned by the courts. And now, in the waning days of November, their infrastructure bill, big...

The GOP Tax Plan: Make America Grieve Again

A giant sucking sound, louder than a freight train, noisier than a tornado, shriller than Ross Perot yelling, “I told you so,” blasted across the nation Thursday as Republicans in the U.S. House passed their tax plan. It was the terrible sound of jobs swept out of...

GOP Smash-And-Burn Tax Plan Does Nothing for Workers

Congressional Republicans are selling a trickle-down tax scam times two. It’s the same old snake oil, with double hype and no cure. A single statistic explains it all: one percent of Americans – that is the tiny, exclusive club of billionaires and millionaires – get...

NAFTA Negotiators Send Corporate Whiners Back to Swamp

Giant corporations, loyal to coin and faithless to country, staged a public display of blubbering in the run up to this week’s fourth round of negotiations to revise the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Whaa, whaaa, whaaaa, groups like the U.S. Chamber of...

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