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When Work Is Punished: The Ongoing Tragedy Of America’s Welfare State

By Against Crony Capitalism August 10, 2015   When Work Is Punished: The Ongoing Tragedy Of America’s Welfare State     What is the “welfare cliff?” Why is it important? (From Zerohedge) a large magnitude of support. The potential sum of welfare benefits can reach $47,894 annually for single-parent households and $41,237 for two-parent households. […]

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Robert Reich: A revolt is taking place against the “ruling class” (He’s right on this, Wrong on most everything else)

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism August 5, 2015   Robert Reich: A revolt is taking place against the “ruling class” (He’s right on this, Wrong on most everything else)     Mr Reich generally needs to be taken with a grain of salt. He has been, and as far as I know, continues to […]

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Demonstrators against Monsanto and GMOs stage a protest in Portland, Maine in May 2014. (Photo: Corey Templeton/flickr/cc)

Surprise! Pro-GMO Lawmakers Get Big Funds from Agribusiness Lobbies

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams July 28, 2015   Surprise! Pro-GMO Lawmakers Get Big Funds from Agribusiness Lobbies Reps who voted against mandatory GMO labeling received three times as much money from food and agriculture lobbies     File this under unsurprising, but nefarious nonetheless. Members of U.S. Congress who vote against mandatory labeling for […]