Here at Irregular Times and elsewhere in forums of political debate in the Unites States, right-wing commentators have been fond of insulting immigrants. One line of their argument declares that immigrants come here to this country so they can be lazy and soak up benefits
[A tip of the pen to DocDawg, whose blog post on the situation in North Carolina got me all riled up.] Republican party officials love to proclaim that theirs is the “party of hard work”, that the GOP stands for the idea that Americans should
As our writer Jim has documented, the minimum wage in the United States has dropped over the last five years by 75 cents, while the wealth of corporations has skyrocketed, and chief executives are making hundreds of times more than their companies’ average workers are.
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My son Noah was given an assignment today in his eighth grade Family & Consumer Science class. He tells the story: We had to draw a stick figure and list next to it the qualities of the best employee. Instead of writing the qualities I
Lloyd Doggett has introduced H.R. 1554, the Stop Tax Haven Abuse Act, legislation that would close down tax loopholes that allow wealthy individuals and corporations to send their money to accounts in foreign countries in order to avoid paying their fair share here in the USA.
Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?