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  • Labor looks for realignment of power that could strengthen its hand

    As the final push begins to fill a key seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, union leaders, elected officials and political analysts are anticipating a realignment of power that could strengthen the hand of organized labor in decisions...
  • Federal Judge Richard Posner's stinging rebuke to foes of gay marriage, full .html text

    Federal Judge Richard Posner's stinging rebuke to foes of gay marriage, full .html text
    In his opinion issued yesterday, Chicago-based Federal Judge Richard Posner, writing for a three-judge panel, didn't simply overturn the ban on gay marriage in Wisconsin and Indiana. In the words of Charles Pierce at Esquire, he "tore (it) into tiny...
  • Pat Quinn's minimum wage gimmick

    Pat Quinn's minimum wage gimmick
    To commemorate the state of affairs in the Illinois governor's race, tonight's dinner will be saltine crackers dunked in tap water. Sad trombone, please. Don't feel sorry for me. I have cabernet on standby. If you must pull a violin bow, do it for...
  • Why the very rich aren't giving much of their fortunes to their kids

     Why the very rich aren't giving much of their fortunes to their kids
    What do Sting, Bill Gates and Warren Buffett have in common? All three have huge fortunes, and none of them are giving it to their kids. Sting just revealed that most of his $300 million won't end up with his six adult children. "I certainly don't...
  • Modi to launch plan for every Indian household to have bank account

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Prime Minister Narendra Modi will promise on Thursday to provide a bank account for every Indian household when he launches a major initiative that could save billions of dollars in welfare spending and help mend strained state...
  • 'Bank of Boeing' exists for Big Biz; small fries get short shift

    ARLINGTON, Virginia When powerful special interests get their way, the government grows to flex its power on behalf of its favorite cronies. Business lobbyists try to mislead Americans into supporting corporate welfare by presenting plum programs as...
  • Employment becomes Job 1 for Central Florida nonprofits

    Employment becomes Job 1 for Central Florida nonprofits
    When Mark Wermuth first went to the nonprofit Community Food & Outreach Center in Orlando, he was homeless, on food stamps and just starting a 12-step program for alcoholism. A little more than a year later, the 55-year-old is sober, renting an...
  • Dollar stores in battle to double down on the poor

    (Reuters) - Like millions of Americans, Darnel Ware needs to save money, even if it's 40 cents on a bag of flour.     He searches for those savings during his daily visits to the Family Dollar Store near his home in Fraser, Michigan, sometimes stopping...
  • Rep. Paul Ryan's conversation starter on poverty

    The following editorial appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Wednesday, Sept. 3: Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan is looking to spark a much-needed conversation about how the federal government fights poverty. Give the man credit for trying....
  • SeaWorld to expand killer-whale habitat at its parks

    SeaWorld to expand killer-whale habitat at its parks
    Wounded by controversy over keeping killer whales in captivity, SeaWorld Entertainment is embarking on a pricey project designed to give its orcas more room to roam. The company said Friday it will nearly double the orca habitat at its three SeaWorld...
  • Margaret L. Snyder: Revolution of the Sixties has no place in the 21st century

    The faculty speaker at a recent commencement spoke glowingly of the "revolution of the Sixties" and praised those who labor for the extension of that revolution today. The revolution actually began before the Sixties and has enjoyed considerable...