There Has Never Been Wage Stagnation. It’s A Lie.

In General Interest by Jonathan Tasini1 Comment

Because what has happened is robbery. Pure and simple. “Stagnation” is too passive. It makes it sound like a natural phenomena, like a sunset.

It makes it sound like there were never active players in the daily robbery of workers–either by outright breaking of the law or by using the so-called “free market” system to take from people the fruits of their labor.

I raise this because of two elite views expressed in the past couple of days that are pretty common repetitions of the myth of “gee, isn’t it terrible this thing just happened”.

The Poorest Get Screwed Again

In General Interest by Jonathan Tasini0 Comments

Just in case you were snowed by the public relations blitz about all the great riches about to be showered on the “middle class” and
“working Americans”, well, it’s actually the same old story again.

A Waste of Time

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   This is a bit late and dumb: The Senate Banking Committee has started gathering information for what could become a hearing on the ratings agency Standard & Poor’s, a …

413=$1.5 Trillion

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   Were you wondering whether the title refers to the cost to build 413 high-speed railway lines? Or perhaps 413 wind turbines to address global warming? Or maybe for $1.5 …