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The Baseline Scenario: Opinion- James Kwak- The Importance of Fairness: A New Economic Vision For The Democratic Party

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus Economic fairness and social justice even is a good debate in the Democratic Party and it seems to becoming from two wings in it. From the Bernie Sanders/Elizabeth Warren social … Continue reading

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C-SPAN: President Bill Clinton’s 1993 Inaugural Address: The New Democrats Come to Power

Before Bill Clinton became President of the United States, Liberal Democrats were seen as tax and spenders, soft on Crime, soft on defense, soft on welfare, anti-private enterprise, anti-success, anti-wealth, pro-centralize power, “that the Federal Government had all the answers … Continue reading

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The Economist: Richard Davies Interviewing Zanny Minton-Beddoes- Time to Rethink Retirement

    Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat  This emphasizes the great need for improving the skills of workers, especially in America which ranks 39th in the world in education. That 1 in 5 Americans lives in … Continue reading

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The Democratic Strategist: Opinion: Robert Creamer: How to Fight Economic Inequality

The Democratic Strategist: Robert Creamer: How to Fight Epidemic Economic Inequality This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Perhaps someone should explain to me how someone with a good education, who works hard and is very … Continue reading

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VOA News: Rebels with a Cause Slam Corporate Greed

“Sounds like the Symbionese Liberation Army of the 21st Century. The Symbionese from the early and mid 1970s were also New-Left if not Far-Left radicals who were fed up with poverty and corporate gr…” Source: This piece was originally posted … Continue reading

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Economist’s View: Opinion- Ezra Klein: ‘No One Really Believes in Equality of Opportunity’: What Equality of Opportunity is

Source: Economist’s View: Opinion- Ezra Klein: ‘No One Really Believes in Equality of Opportunity’. I do not want this post to be very partisan lets say ideologically because Liberals and so-called not really Progressives tend to be Democratic. And yes they … Continue reading

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Economist’s View: Mark Thoma- ‘Inequality Rising and Permanent Over Past Two Decades’

Source:Economist’s View– economics blogger Mark Thoma. “(PDF), Vasia Panousi and Ivan Vidangos of the Federal Reserve Board, Shanti Ramnath of the U.S. Treasury Department, Jason DeBacker of Middle Tennessee State and Bradley Heim of Indiana University use new data to … Continue reading

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Associated Press: Warren Levinson- ‘Occupy Wall Street: One Year Later’

Source:Associated Press– Pete Dutro use to be one of the organizers of Occupy Wall Street. Source:FRS FreeState “To mark the one-year-anniversary of the Occupy movement on September 17th , current and former members talk to the Associated Press about the … Continue reading

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James Miller Center: FDR Fireside Chat 7: ‘On the Social Security Act- The History of Social Security’

Source:FRS FreeState “Edited version of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s seventh fireside chat, delivered April 28, 1935. For full audio and transcripts of presidential speeches, please visit http://millercenter.org/scripps/archi…” Source:James Miller Center When Franklin Roosevelt became President of the United States in … Continue reading

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VOA News: ‘Activists Seeking to Capitalize on ‘Occupy’ Protests’

Source:VOA News– a woman who was interviewed for this piece. Source:FRS FreeState “Voice of America (VOA) is an American international broadcaster funded by the United States Congress. It is the largest[1][2][3] and oldest U.S. funded international broadcaster.[4][5] VOA produces digital, … Continue reading

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