While We’re Looking the Other Way, Federal Protections are Being Stripped. It May Affect You

Some call them federal regulations. Others call them federal protections. It depends on where you sit. While Trump’s incendiary, chaotic antics and the GOP healthcare battle dominate attention, the president’s appointees are busily getting rid of what they call federal regulations, a Trump campaign priority. Concerns about too many federal regulations always exist—their cost, limiting…

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Finally! A Vision for the 99%

Hear post in podcast form Beautiful and budget are two words that typically don’t go together in my thinking. But that’s what The People’s Budget is. It’s a humanitarian vision anchored in a realistic fiscal and economic analysis. That means, it can be done!  What’s needed is political will. If you place the Trump Administration…

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For the Working-Poor, the American Dream is Dead. Unless Minimum Wage Legislation Revives It

It’s not only the unemployed who need help to buy food. Many people you interact with every day, who are working, need this government assistance.  Cashiers, cooks, customer service representatives, groundskeepers, childcare workers, home healthcare assistants, even some degreed professionals such as mental health practitioners may not earn enough money to take care of basic…

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