Column – Undernews
Going into the 2014 election Democrats are again grappling with the unpopularity of Obamacare and trying to decide if they should embrace it or try to hide from it. To a large degree though much of the party has coalesced around a message …
Undernews: March 20, 2014
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THE PROGRESSIVE REVIEW
The apartheid of children’s books: Of 3,200 children’s books published in 2013, just 93 were about black people,
President: If Romney enters the race he would take the GOP nomination. The rest of the candidates are within a statistical tie of each other with the exception of four losers: Rubio, Jindall, Santorum and Walker.
Clinton has a a double digit lead against most likely GOP candidates, with the exception of Romney whom she leads by 9. She leads her closest Democratic opponent, Elizabeth Warren, by 54 points.
It is possible for the GOP to pick up 19 electoral votes based on the current moving averages of polls, but in 2012 Obama won by 126 electoral votes.
McDonald’s workers in New York, California and Michigan filed class action suits against the chain, as well as several franchises, for wage theft violations. The cases accuse the fast-food giant of “systematically stealing employees’ wages by forcing them to work off the clock, shaving hours off their time cards and not paying them overtime, among other practices,” according to a press release by the workers’ lawyers.
Unless you become more watchful in your states and check this spirit of monopoly and thirst for exclusive privileges, you will in the end find that the most important powers of government have been given or bartered away, and the control of your dearest interests have been passed into the hands of these corporations. –Andrew Jackson
Liberalism has become the abused spouse of the Democratic right. – Sam Smith