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Tuesday, October 18, 2016

My Four Months as a Private Prison Guard: A Mother Jones Investigation

My Four Months as a Private Prison Guard: A Mother Jones Investigation:

Have you ever had a riot?" I ask a recruiter from a prison run by the Corrections Corporation of America (CCA). "The last riot we had was two years ago," he says over the phone. "Yeah, but that was with the Puerto Ricans!" says a woman's voice, cutting in. "We got rid of them. via Pocket

The U.S. Constitution: Time to update, to ensure a functioning government

The U.S. Constitution: Time to update, to ensure a functioning government:

It has become increasingly clear that the U.S. Constitution is in dire need of amendment. via Pocket

After Three Decades of Neglect, Antitrust Is Back on the Democratic Platform

After Three Decades of Neglect, Antitrust Is Back on the Democratic Platform:

An activist displays a stylized US flag at an Occupy Wall Street rally in New York City on September 18, 2011. (Photo: David Shankbone) For the first time in 28 years, the Democratic Party platform calls for vigorous, stepped-up enforcement of our anti-monopoly laws. via Pocket

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The article, entitled "Under Pence, state gave incentives to companies that offshored jobs," ran August 28 and is here. Cook's exposé is a textbook roadmap for reporters in every state. via Pocket

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Thursday, October 13, 2016

Who Benefits From Strong Unions? Everyone.

Who Benefits From Strong Unions? Everyone.:

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Daughters and Trumps

Daughters and Trumps:

As the father of no daughters, I'm appalled by Donald Trump's comments about groping women. As the husband of no wife, I'm offended. via Pocket