Leo W Gerard: More Free Stuff for Corporations
Republicans and the rich guys who imposed 35 years of stagnant wages on American workers now offer a prescription for easing this pain! Their solution for robber-baron-level income inequality is not the obvious: Give workers raises. They don’t want to increase the minimum wage, which would eventually push up pay … Continue reading
What You Should Know About That Completed TPP “Trade” Deal
Special Guest Post from Dave Johnson of Campaign For America’s Future. Countries negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) say they have reached a deal. So here it comes. Monday morning it was announced that a “Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Deal Is Reached,” presented as much as a foreign policy success as … Continue reading
Maggie Hassan Announces Her Run For US Senate Against Kelly Ayotte
Maggie Hassan Pledges to Take Her Bipartisan Approach, Common Sense, and Commitment to Problem-Solving to the U.S. Senate Concord – Pledging to take her bipartisan approach, common sense, and commitment to problem-solving and results to the Senate, Governor Maggie Hassan today announced her candidacy to represent New Hampshire in the … Continue reading
Verizon Borrows Money To Pay Stockholders And Executives While Demanding Givebacks From Unions
Verizon as a case study of what’s wrong with our economy, part 5 It’s a math problem, instantly recognizable by anybody who’s tried to balance a family budget lately. But it’s also a morality problem. Here’s the thing: Verizon reports annual income of $54,287 per employee. BUT This past February, … Continue reading
Community Activists and Union Members Urge Nashua Board To Reconsider Privatization Vote
Last night over 150 people came out in support of the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees union who are urging the Nashua Board of Education to reverse their decision to end the contract with the current custodians to opt for a private contractor. Prior to the meeting, … Continue reading
The Political Left & Right Agree On One Thing, Ending Money In Politics
80% of Republicans, 83% of Democrats disagree that “corporations and unions may spend unlimited amounts on political causes.” The New Hampshire Rebellion is praising a newly released Bloomberg poll that shows, 78% disagree with the Supreme Court ruling on the Citizens United case allowing “corporations and unions” to spend unlimited … Continue reading
American Family Voices Campaign To Unite Progressives On Economic Agenda
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Sen. Sherrod Brown, Rep. Raul Grijalva, progressive movement advocates, and business leaders make the argument for a progressive economic agenda. Washington, D.C. — Today, American Family Voices is launching a new campaign uniting progressive politicians, movement advocates, and socially conscious business … Continue reading
Here We Go Again, Another Government Shutdown.
Are we really going to do this again? In 2013, we as a country endured the 16 day government shutdown that cost taxpayers $24 billion dollars. Tea Party extremists led by Senator Ted Cruz shutdown the government in a feeble attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act. “No party or … Continue reading
As A Progressive I am Leaning Toward Senator Sanders And Here Is Why
I am also deeply concerned that Congress is moving us in the wrong direction. They are opposing every idea we put forward that is a time tested solution to fixing our broken economy and lifting the wages of millions of hungry families.
I find myself being drawn to Senator Bernie Sanders more and more.