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Sep 8, 2009

Weekly Audit: Cheating workers and pampering CEOs

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Zach Carter
A new study conducted by a team of academics reveals that the majority of workers at the bottom of the economic ladder have been shorted on their paychecks as recently as last week.
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Sep 3, 2009

Daily Pulse: Goldfish and the public option

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Lindsay Beyerstein
Last night, thousands of Americans attended vigils for healthcare reform sponsored by MoveOn.org. (Photos from the New York vigil here.)
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Sep 2, 2009

The Daily Pulse: Deep six the Gang of Six

Lindsay Beyerstein
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A power shift is underway in Washington. Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick announced on Monday that a special election to replace the late Sen. Ted Kennedy would not take place until 2010.
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Sep 1, 2009

Weekly Audit: Four more years of Bailout Ben

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Zach Carter
After Ben Bernanke allowed an $8 trillion housing bubble to ravage the global economy and nearly destroy the U.S. financial system, President Barack Obama has decided he deserves another term.
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Aug 26, 2009

Weekly Pulse: Health care reform after Kennedy

Lindsay Beyerstein
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During his 46-year career in the senate, Kennedy's name appeared on virtually every major piece of progressive legislation from civil rights to economic justice, to healthcare.
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Aug 25, 2009

Weekly Audit: EFCA, tax cheats and the racial wealth gap

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Zach Carter
The U.S. economy may finally be bottoming out. But if the worst is really behind us, we are likely facing a painful period of “growth” that looks very much like the present.

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