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Bernie Sanders Explains Why You Should Care About What’s Happening to Greece
It's not that Senator Bernie Sanders doesn’t already have a full plate of campaign appearances. He keeps upping the ante with big ideas for fundamental reforms and is stirring the vital juices of left-liberal Democrats. But Bernie dropped off the campaign schedule on Thursday to reach out to t

Greece, the Sacrificial Lamb
ATHENS - AS the Greek crisis proceeds to its next stage, Germany, Greece and the triumvirate of the International Monetary Fund, the European Central Bank and the European Commission (now better known as the troika) have all faced serious criticism. While there is plent

I am a cashier at the US Capitol. I earn so little that I work two jobs
Not many lobbyists enjoy as much access to US Senators as I do. I'm a cashier at the cafe inside the US Capitol. Every morning, senators make a pit-stop where I work to grab coffee, oatmeal and granola bars on their way to the Senate floor to give speeches and cast votes. They warmly greet me wit

CEO Pay Has Grown 90 Times Faster than Typical Worker Pay Since 1978
Over the last several decades, inflation-adjusted CEO compensation increased from $1.5 million in 1978 to$16.3 million in 2014, or 997 percent, a rise almost double stock market growth. Over the same time period, a typical worker's wages grew very little: the annual compensation, adjusted for inflat


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