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Fast-Food Workers in Over 150 US Cities and 33 Countries Went on Strike Last Week

On May 15, fast-food workers across the country participated in a simultaneous strike, in what is believed to be the biggest strike of its kind. The protests also spread to other countries — from Ireland to India to El Salvador. Here are some photos…

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Corporate Socialism for Them, Capitalism for Us

Free Markets or Corporate Socialism Who are these so-called “free market libertarians” who are feeding the Tea Party members and other Americans ideas that our country needs less government interference. Actually, the definition of a free market is ‘no government interference’. This is what Charles and David Koch want, and based on frequent op-eds in […]

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ALEC: Corporate Board Members

American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC,  is a corporate bill mill. It is not just a lobby or a front group; it is much more powerful than that. Through ALEC, corporations hand state legislators their wishlists to benefit their bottom line. Corporations fund almost all of ALEC’s operations. They pay for a seat on ALEC […]