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14,000 Idle Wind Turbines a Testament to Failed Energy Policies (tags)
14,000 Idle Wind Turbines a Testament to Failed Energy Policies
WE The People (tags)
WE The People
Benefits of "Stimulus Jobs" Could Be Offset by Forced Health Insurance proposals (tags)
Government Forced Health Insurance May Cause Job Losses In Construction, Manufacturing and Other Housing Related Industries.
Dems and Reps Unite for Cuts (tags)
While billionaires get bailed out and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq continue THE BUDGET CRISIS IS A LIE! THERE IS MONEY THE RICH ARE STEALING IT.
Banks Get a Bailing Grade (tags)
The average person is incensed over pyramid-king Bernie Madoff, CEO bonuses, lavish executive junkets and the diamond-studded safety nets gifted big business. But public outrage is deficient in the realm I call banking’s black hole of incompetence, a bureaucratic void which seems to suck intelligence, ability and reason from bank employees
What is Behind the AIG Scandal (tags)
The controversy surrounding the American International Group (AIG) is one for the ages, for it starkly reveals who is really running our economic system and to what end. In an effort to please two irreconcilable groups — the vast majority, average working Americans, versus the few financial elite — Obama has lately resembled a tightrope walker on a tattered rope. The AIG debate has now unsettled this delicate balance; no longer will it be so easy to give billions to Wall Street while fake rage is hurled against this same group. The jig is up.
Obama's Bank Bailout: Bush's Plan Resurrected (tags)
To reintroduce an unpopular idea by a different name is a classic trick of politicians. Obama has done precisely this in unveiling his bank bailout plan. In a desperate attempt to distance himself from Bush, the Obama administration has added some complicated economic terms packaged into a system he simply calls the “bad bank.” The essence of the plan, however, is exactly what Bush originally proposed.
Jail—Mortgage Lenders, brokers, Who Knowingly Sold or Made Fraudulent Home Loans (tags)
How can Americans possibly trust this Congress to protect $700 billion in Taxpayer Dollars that is needed to Restore US credit liquidity from being misappropriated?
Labors Militant Voice (tags)
Pulling the plug won't mean the end of the world; there is an alternative. Let's do a Kevorkian on this rotten system.
Nationalization of Freddie Mac (tags)
The Nationalization of the mortage industry by the government shows how easily the goverment can nationalize healthcare and other services. The steady now increased offensive by the bosses over the past 30 years is because of a failure of union leadership by throwing all their resources into funding the Democrats and supporting the "team" concept.
Fannie, Freddie, Food and Fuel (tags)
The financial crisis deepens with the nationalization of IndyMac and the likely bailout of Freddie Mac and Fannie May by the US taxpayer. The financial crisis has company as inflation, and in particular huge increases in global food and energy prices, enters the fray. The American economic model has been discredited and the American century has lasted but a few decades. These developments have and will further open up a new period in the struggle between capital and labor on the world stage and the US working class will have a major role to play as it re-connects with its militant traditions.
Biodiesel once, twice recycled? GMO smog? (tags)
Background on risks of promoting biodiesel as petroleum alternative, guarding against biotech's corporate takeover of corn, soy and other potential biodiesel sources. Local control of used fryer oil or rendering corporation monopoly??
Greenpeace under IRS scrutiny (tags)
Greenpeace is suspected of money laundering.
Where is the Money? (tags)
A New Interactive Web Site Hits You in the Face Over the Enron-Style Looting of the US Treasury and What It Means to You Personally A Political Reality Check for California's Political Circus
Grassroots meeting urges good jobs now (tags)
LINTHICUM, MD. – Washington-based Good Jobs First (GJF) brought together 300 labor union, community and environmental activists July 11-13 to demand that corporations provide living wage jobs with health care and union rights in exchange for the tens of billions of dollars in annual taxpayer subsidies they enjoy.
Downsize CSU Administration! (tags)
It's time to cut the state budget that's only fattening a (very) few hogs feeding at the public trough!
2002 Cal Gov Race: Energy Crisis Hoax (tags)
The Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights (FTCR) issued a 58-page repot, entitled "Hoax: How Deregulation Let the Power Industry Steal $71 Billion From California," showing that the contrived California "energy crisis" of one year ago was a coordinated plan with the Legislative votes for taxpayer bailouts of the energy companies, as FTCR pointed out at the time. The report is in PDF format at:http://www.consumerwatchdog.org/utilities/rp/rp002169.pdf
Update from Inside BIO2001 (tags)
Cop Overheard Bragging the Following to a Biotech Executive Inside BIO2001 (Perhaps Hoping for a Stock Tip)