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Unions, The Economy, and Employee Free Choice!

Like the temperatures in a severe winter freeze, union membership continues to sink to record lows. The latest numbers indicate that 7.4% of working Americans in the private sector...

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Democratic Response To Bush State of The Union!

If you watched freshman Virginia Sen. Jim Webb deliver the Democratic response to Bush’s State of the Union speech, you witnessed something historic -- a Democrat on national TV u...

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The Lost Voice of Protest! By: Bob Herbert

"Here at home the city of New Orleans is on life support, struggling to survive the combined effects of a catastrophic flood, the unconscionable neglect of the federal government, ...

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Help To Make Illinois Workplaces Family Friendly!

Most Illinois workers will need time off work at some point for a health or family needs. But many can't afford to take unpaid time off to handle their own serious illness, let alo...

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The Iraq War Is Not Michael Jordan!By David Sirota

"Back in the 1990s when I was a huge NBA fan, they used to say about Michael Jordan: "You can't stop him, you can only hope to contain him." Except for people like House Speaker Na...

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Democratic Leadership Oppose Escalation of Iraq War!

Download today's letter from Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi to President Bush in PDf format....

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3,000 Deaths in Iraq, Countless Tears at Home!

During World War II, 30 percent of all wounded soldiers died of their injuries, a number that dipped to 24 percent during the Vietnam War and then to 9 percent for the Iraq conflic...

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Saddam Hussein Executed! - Now What??

.."some soldiers expressed doubt that Saddam's death would be a significant turning point for Iraq. "First it was weapons of mass destruction. Then when there were none, it...

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Ford Disagreed With Bush About Invading Iraq!

"The Ford interview -- and a subsequent lengthy conversation in 2005 -- took place for a future book project, though he said his comments could be published at any time after his d...

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Iraq is Vietnam-and You'd Better Believe It!

"Military affairs commentator General Barry McCaffrey issued this sober warning in the December 18 Newsweek: "We're setting ourselves up for a potential national disaster in which ...

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