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Let’s Talk About Poor Shaming, And Why It Isn’t Okay

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Poor shaming is a problem in America, and many of the myths about the abilities of impoverished people to do better contribute to the growing problem of classism.

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How ‘Extreme Racist’ Ronald Reagan Re-Enslaved Blacks And Got Taxpayers To Foot The Bill (VIDEO)

Image: Composite: Reagan photo cc 1982 Michael Evans via Wikipedia. Arab slave trade illustration via Wikipedia. Black prison inmates via Southern Coalition for Social Justice.

The American dream was ‘built on the backs of African slaves,’ Chomsky explains.

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Econ 101: Expert Fits Progressive Agenda On Just A Paper Bag (IMAGE)

Source: Washington Post

Jared Bernstein is a former chief economist to Vice President Biden, and he’s about to simplify things a whole lot for you.

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Drink Up! Your Beer Is Really Good For The Economy

Drink Up! Your Beer Is Really Good For The Economy

The beer industry makes a ton of money, employs a lot of people, provides a lot of tax revenue, and isn’t outsourced.

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It Happened! China Passes US To Take Number One Spot As World’s Largest Economy

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And the United States is now in the number two spot chasing China.

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Thanks, Obama! American Economy Added 321,000 Jobs In November

Photo from Daily Kos.

Another terrible (if you hate Obama) jobs report came out today and it’s sure to have Tea Party Republicans seeing bright red. And we ain’t talking about Santa Claus!

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Black Friday Insanity: Two Women Line Up At Best Buy 22 Days Early (VIDEO/TWEETS)

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Camping outside of Best Buy for 22 days… for a lousy TV? What would you say to these happy campers?

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Conservative Ben Stein Thinks Obama Is America’s ‘Most Racist President’ Ever (VIDEO)

Photo Credit: Fox News Screengrab / Media Matters

“The Republicans are the most pro-black party there’s ever been.”

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Town Holds ‘Cash Mob’ To Benefit Beloved Store Owner Fallen On Hard Times (VIDEO)

Image via Zack DeLaune.

Not all the news is bad. In fact, this heartwarming story may bring a tear to your eye.

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Fox News Jumps The Shark, Now Bashing Obama For Making Price Of Gas… Too Cheap

Fox News Jumps The Shark, Now Bashing Obama For Making Price Of Gas… Too Cheap

So now, Fox thinks gas prices are too low? Only under Obama.

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#YesWeDid! Twitter Celebrates President Obama’s Many Accomplishments (Image Gallery)

#YesWeDid! Twitter Celebrates President Obama’s Many Accomplishments (Image Gallery)

Twitter celebrates Obama: ‘Obama supporters surprised pundits in 2012 when they showed up to vote. They’ll do it again in 2014. #YesWeDid’

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Worst Advice Ever: Tavis Smiley Is Telling Minorities Not To Vote (VIDEO)

Worst Advice Ever: Tavis Smiley Is Telling Minorities Not To Vote (VIDEO)

Tavis Smiley isn’t much different from the right. Now, like the right, he even wants minorities to stay home.

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The Budget Deficit Just Fell To Lowest Point Of Obama’s Presidency (Again)

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Want to make a Republican squirm? “Tax-and-Spend” Obama just dropped the deficit to the lowest point since he took office and nearly where it was before the economy crashed in 2008.

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Tea Party Extremists Threatening Another Government Shut Down In December

These three nut jobs want to shut down the government again.

Unfortunately, Cruz, Paul and Rubio aren’t up for reelection until 2016, so voting them out isn’t possible yet.

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The Source Of Right Wing Rage: Obama’s Incredible Economic Record (IMAGES)

It's not faaaaaaair!  He's a socialist Muslim Commie!

Conservatives are freaking out. Why? Because all their lies about President Obama and the economy have been debunked and they can’t stand it.

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Fixing The Environment May Be Free Finds New Report

Photo from Sandia National Laboratories.

Turns out that the cost benefit of stopping climate change will match, or beat, the cost of actually saving our environment.

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Bamboozled Koch Brothers Looking For Money In All The Wrong Places

Do You Think Those In Service Are Invisible To The Rich? Photo Credit: CC0 Public Domain / FAQ
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Koch says that our country’s poor aren’t really, really poor.

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Wealthy Celebrity Chef Emeril Lagasse Claims He Will Go Broke, And Guess Who He’s Blaming

Emeril Lagasse via Facebook

If you guessed President Obama, then- BAM!-you were right on the money.

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“Stealing” Water From Drought-Ridden California Desert? Thanks, Nestle.

Do You Drink Bottled Water Or Tap Water? Why?
Photo Credit: The Sierra Club http://vault.sierraclub.org/cac/water/bottled_water/bottled_water.pdf

Do you see all of those cute bottles of Arrowhead and Pure Life brand water chilling near your local checkout stand? Nestle® “makes” them.

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U.S. Going Under For 3rd Time, Chomsky Holding The Life Jacket (PART 2)

What Do You Fear? 
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Duncan Rawlinson

You know that time just after we get into bed, turn out the light and close our eyes? Then here it comes. Fear. Fear of the enemy. We are afraid of ISIS and ISIL and The Islamic Nation and D’esh. Never mind that they all refer to the same group […]

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