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After the Parade 2

My last post I expressed some reservations about the value of the way the parade seemed tuned to middle-class sensibilities. There was always, since the Stonewall Rebellion, a kind of incipient anarchy about to explode just under the veneer. 62 more words


Bernie-ism of the Day - July 1

“We are the only major country on earth … have low income, working class, middle class, giving birth to babies do you know what they have to do? 67 more words

Geeks For Bernie

Obama wants to make 5 million more workers eligible for overtime pay

(CNNMoney) — An estimated 5 million more salaried workers may soon become automatically eligible for overtime pay.

That’s according to President Obama, who on Monday evening previewed a key part of a proposed change to overtime rules. 425 more words


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100 Words- June 29, 2015- After the Parade

After the Parade

The Chicago celebration was a tremendous event. Because of the Supreme Court ‘s Same-sex marriage ruling, the turnout was estimated at a million people, with whole families, including toddlers, very visible in the crowd. 66 more words


New Study: Michigan Prevailing Wage Repeal Will Kill Jobs and Hamper Economy

Frank Manzo IV is the Policy Director of the Illinois Economic Policy Institute (ILEPI). Visit ILEPI at www.illinoisepi.org or follow ILEPI on Twitter @illinoisEPI.

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