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Business Government

Indiana: CNBC’s Business Friendly States Reveals Failed Policies

Let’s Compare ‘Business Friendly States’ MUNCIE, Indiana BLOG – How would you like to make $365,000 for six weeks of work helping Governor Mike Pence shine up his tarnished reputation? Not a bad gig if you can get it. Well, this is exactly how much global propagandists, Porter Novelli, charged Hoosier taxpayers for repairing the […]

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Government

Election 2014: Corporations Triumph , Progressive Victories, and Roadmap for Democratic Revival

November 5, 2014 by Peter Dreier Election 2014: This post first appeared on BillMoyers.com. MUNCIE, Indiana – Tuesday’s Republican wave of election victories did not reflect public opinion or the public mood. Instead it was the result of the GOP’s triumph in changing the rules of democracy to favor big business and conservative interest groups, […]

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Education Government

Progressive America has a Brand New Hero: Bill Nye the Science Guy

Muncie, Indiana – Progressive America has a brand new hero: Bill Nye the Science Guy Just when we think the American educational system has gone to the bad place-never to return, when parochial “school choice” initiative voucher flood gates opened on the taxpayer dime, which now calls into question American students being taught evidence-based science […]

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Community Government

What if the Tea Party had its Way? Become a Stop Sign in 2014 (And Why There’s No Such Thing as a Dead End)

The very best stories I am able to tell through words or images  find me. I’m just the vessel. And there is a hidden story screaming to be told through a photograph I took just a few months ago, in October 2013. This story found me as I flipped through the photos in my camera; an […]

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Government

GOP Shutdown: Corporate Media Frames It Wrong

Photo courtesy of Salon.com The GOP Shutdown and “He Said-She Said” Reporting (via Moyers & Company) It’s almost certain that we’ll see the government shut down on Tuesday. The last time that happened, in 1996, it cost $2.1 billion in today’s dollars. Breaching the debt limit would be far, far worse – nobody knows how […]