Monthly Archives: February 2013

The Vote in Italy was No Joke

The corporate press is scratching its head and claiming the vote in Italy was some kind of farce.  They barely mention that the biggest vote getter was Beppe Grillo of the New Five Star Movement, dismissing him as an ex-comedian.  … Continue reading

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First Thoughts about the Crucial Climate Rally

It was cold and windy, and climate flat earthers no doubt had a chuckle about that, but there were tens of thousands of us at the rally against the Keystone XL Pipeline.  350.org is claiming 50,000. For TSVN I interviewed … Continue reading

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A Wasted Moment on Climate

February 13.  I guess we’re supposed to be happy because in his State of the Union speech the president said the phrases “climate change” and “act before its too late”, but the measures he proposed are pitiful compared to the … Continue reading

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What I Told the New York Times about Jobs

The Times had a few writers debate how best to help those in their ‘50’s who have lost their jobs.  One writer, Lisa Lynch of Brandeis University’s Heller School for Social Policy and Management (yeah, that’s it’s name), had an … Continue reading

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The New Normal: Few Jobs, Less Union Members

February 8. The stock market may be at record highs, but the job market still stinks. I didn’t have a chance to look at last Friday’s government job numbers until now. The BLS says there were 157,000 more jobs last months, sending … Continue reading

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New Mini-Booklets to Print Out

(To get to all our booklets click on the “Pages” tab on top. Remember you have to fold them into a quarter page size.) NEW We Don’t Have to Be on a Path to Climate Doomsday Click her to download … Continue reading

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