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Inflation-Adjusted Wages Have Declined Since Great Recession, and Worse for Low-Wage Occupations
Posted on: Sep 10, 2015, Source: Daily Kos
Real wage declines are mostly greater for the lowest-paid workers across the occupational distribution.
6 Things Not to Say to a Mixed-Race Person
Posted on: Apr 14, 2015, Source: Daily Kos
This video offers people who want to confront their prejudices with a lesson on how to get started.
Sen. Schumer and 7 Other Democrats Are Making a Terrible Choice Siding With GOP on Iran Bill
Posted on: Apr 8, 2015, Source: Daily Kos
This supposed bipartisanship is a reckless move.
Nearly 2,000 Civilians Were Killed in a Single Terror Attack in Nigeria—Where Was the Media?
Posted on: Jan 13, 2015, Source: Daily Kos
The contrast between the coverage of the Boko Haram Massacre and the Attacks in Paris is glaring.
Nearly 300,000 Veterans Have Lost Out on Jobless Compensation Because of the Disdainful House GOP
Posted on: Jun 28, 2014, Source: Daily Kos
By the end of the year, some 5 million workers will have lost out on compensation — around half a million of them will be veterans.
Washington Redskins Trademark Registration Tossed Out
Posted on: Jun 18, 2014, Source: Daily Kos
Feds say the name is “disparaging to Native Americans” and cannot be trademarked because laws prohibit the protection of offensive or disparaging language.
Nebraska Joins States Banning Employers from Asking Job Applicants About Criminal History
Posted on: Apr 18, 2014, Source: Daily Kos Labor
11 states now have 'ban-the-box' laws.
Weak Jobs Report Shows 148,000 Jobs Created, Far Lower Than Expected. Unemployment Falls to 7.2%
Posted on: Oct 22, 2013, Source: Daily Kos
The number of officially unemployed Americans is 11.3 million, but that count leaves out millions of discouraged workers and workers who want full-time jobs but can only find part-time work.
Koch Brothers Could Earn $100 Billion in Tar Sands Profit if Keystone XL Pipeline Is Approved
Posted on: Oct 21, 2013, Source: Daily Kos
KXL will create a cash cow on steroids for the Kochs.
What You Need to Know About Obama's Picks to Head the Department of Energy and the EPA
Posted on: Mar 4, 2013, Source: Daily Kos
Obama tapped Ernest Moniz for the DOE and Gina McCarthy for the EPA -- here's a look at where they stand on the issues.
State Department Assessment of Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline Downplays Environmental Risks
Posted on: Mar 1, 2013, Source: Daily Kos
The Draft Supplementary Environmental Impact Statement on the Keystone XL pipeline is not good news for environmental activists who oppose it.
Did John Kerry Send a Signal on Keystone XL Decision?
Posted on: Feb 22, 2013, Source: Daily Kos
Was Kerry's first major address as Secretary of State a clue -- or just wishful thinking?
Tea Party Group "Deeply Embarrassed" by Failure to Plan Pro-Gun Rallies
Posted on: Feb 15, 2013, Source: Daily Kos
Has the once formidable Tea Party completely fallen apart?
Men's Earnings Haven't Just Stagnated Over Past 40 Years--They've Fallen
Posted on: Jan 15, 2012, Source: Daily Kos
A new report shows that full-time male workers in the United States were making less in real, that is, inflation-adjusted, dollars in 2009 than they were in 1969.
GOP Economic Terrorism Destroys the Safety Net of 38 Americans Every Minute
Posted on: Jul 12, 2010, Source: Daily Kos
The GOP's shameless goal is clear: worsen the economic situation for millions in hopes of scoring more seats, so they can cause even more damage to people's lives.
Young Voters Were No-Shows in Massachusetts
Posted on: Jan 21, 2010, Source: Daily Kos
This plunge in the youth turnout ought to get some serious attention from Democratic leaders.
2011: Obama's Plan for Escalation and Withdrawal in Afghanistan
Posted on: Dec 1, 2009, Source: Daily Kos
Obama's plan will have troops deployed faster than expected.
Any Afghan 'Surge' Is a Snare and a Delusion
Posted on: Nov 20, 2009, Source: Daily Kos
And corruption is viewed as one of the key obstacles in dealing with the resurgent Taliban in Afghanistan.
We Must Stop Not Talking About Afghanistan
Posted on: Aug 24, 2009, Source: Daily Kos
Why are progressives hesitant to talk about the war in Afghanistan?
Declassified Briefing Still Classified, Says CIA
Posted on: Jul 30, 2009, Source: Daily Kos
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