AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US
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Boeing Is Cutting Jobs, but Washington State Is Still on the Hook for $9 Billion in Tax Breaks | VICE News

Washington lawmakers who guaranteed tax breaks for Boeing if it promised to build its new jets in the state and keep thousands employed are unhappy with news that 4,000 or more jobs could be cut.
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Rosario Dawson Introduces Bernie Sanders

Actress Rosario Dawson introduces Bernie Sanders in San Diego, California. http://underlore.com/bernie-or-bust/ #FeelTheBern MSNBC owns this, obviously.
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Ohio’s Disgraceful Charter Sector 

Ohio’s Disgraceful Charter Sector  | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Stephen Dyer of Innovation Ohio reports on the latest comparisons between charters and public schools. "Here are the toplines: "72.5 percent of all state charter funding went to charters that DO NOT outperform the local school district. "Nearly 1 in 3 charter schools receive all their state funding from higher performing local school districts.  "50…
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Legislator Funded by Koch Brothers, Big Money Tells Citizen to Leave State

Legislator Funded by Koch Brothers, Big Money Tells Citizen to Leave State | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
A freshman legislator who won his seat with the help of the banking and real-estate industries, as well as Koch Industries and Empower Mississippi, this week told a concerned citizen that he "could care less" about her concerns about budget cuts and suggested that she should leave Mississippi.
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Well I can't believe the Jackson free Press posted something this straight forward and  true. If you are a teacher or citizen you need to read this! Here is the wake up call if you haven't yet heard it! Follow up with research on ALEC Exposed as well and look who the connections are in Mississippi or in your own state.
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Five Myths About the Koch Brothers — And Why It Matters To Set Them Straight - BillMoyers.com

Five Myths About the Koch Brothers — And Why It Matters To Set Them Straight - BillMoyers.com | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Not long ago, many Americans, including Washington, DC, insiders, had never heard of Charles and David Koch — now known as “the Koch brothers” — and were not aware of their vast political operation.
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House Budget Would Mean More Poverty, Inequality, and Hardship

House Budget Would Mean More Poverty, Inequality, and Hardship | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
In an apparent attempt to appeal to archconservative members, the House Republican budget is a highly ideological document that proposes extrem
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No matter to those that sale their soul to the me first ideology of the modern libertarian republican party. They must pay for those billionaire perks somehow.
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Why It's Almost Impossible to Default on Student Debt in Australia

Why It's Almost Impossible to Default on Student Debt in Australia | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Graduates don’t have to start making payments for their college educations until they reach a salary equivalent to $39,152—and they pay no interest.
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Welcome To The Wholly Owned Koch Subsidiary Formerly Known As Wisconsin

Welcome To The Wholly Owned Koch Subsidiary Formerly Known As Wisconsin | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Starting today, three bills are being rammed through the Wisconsin legislature that will put the final nails in the coffin of our state's long histor
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Not Just Trump and Walker: ALEC Called for Ending Birthright Citizenship Too

Not Just Trump and Walker: ALEC Called for Ending Birthright Citizenship Too | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
It's not just Donald Trump and Scott Walker that have declared children born on American soil should no longer be considered citizens.
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Trump may not be a member of ALEC but his agenda is too often the same.
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DFER Commends Bernie for Supporting Charter Schools

DFER Commends Bernie for Supporting Charter Schools | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
  Democrats for Education Reform--the voice of hedge fund managers who meddle in education despite their lack of any knowledge or experience--issued a statement congratulating Bernie Sanders for coming out in support of "public charter schools."  ...
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Video: Trump’s History of Encouraging Violence

Video: Trump’s History of Encouraging Violence | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Donald J. Trump has appealed to the raw anger of voters and encouraged crowds at rallies to use force against protesters who are disruptive.
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The education mess in Ohio under Gov. John Kasich

The education mess in Ohio under Gov. John Kasich | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Funding issues, charter scandals, a drop in the state's education ranking — and more.
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Kasich and the growing number ALEC backed Governors and state and national officials work to turn public into private gains and ownership.
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Elizabeth Warren, Ben Bernanke Clash Over Bank Speculation

Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) questioned Bernanke during his latest semiannual appearance before the Senate Banking Committee to discuss the economy and monetar...
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Zuckerberg, Cook and Dorsey join 80 other CEOs in protest of North Carolina anti-LGBT law

Zuckerberg, Cook and Dorsey join 80 other CEOs in protest of North Carolina anti-LGBT law | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Tim Cook, Jack Dorsey and Mark Zuckerberg have teamed up with over 80 CEOs, as well as the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and Equality NC to add their signatu
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Bernie Sanders Is Currently Winning the Democratic Primary Race, and I'll Prove It to You

Bernie Sanders Is Currently Winning the Democratic Primary Race, and I'll Prove It to You | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Nobody cares how well a politician does at the ballot box when he or she is running for an office unopposed. What matters is how a politician perform
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Paris terrorists used burner phones, not encryption, to evade detection

Paris terrorists used burner phones, not encryption, to evade detection | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
"Everywhere they went, the attackers left behind their throwaway phones."
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WATCH: Computer Programmer Testifies Under Oath He Coded Computers to Rig Elections

WATCH: Computer Programmer Testifies Under Oath He Coded Computers to Rig Elections | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Clinton Eugene “Clint” Curtis is an American attorney, computer programmer and ex-employee of NASA and ExxonMobil, who also exposed how to hack elections.
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What Bernie Sanders Knows About Nordic Countries That Hillary Clinton Doesn't

What Bernie Sanders Knows About Nordic Countries That Hillary Clinton Doesn't | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
When U.S. politicians talk about Scandinavian-style social welfare, they fail to explain the most important aspect of such policies: selfishness.
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Donald Trump Has the Soul of a Killer

Donald Trump Has the Soul of a Killer | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
So, another loser was voted off the island. From the starting seventeen, three remain: Donald Trump and Ted Cruz, two of the most obviously despicabl
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Why Tech Is the Leading Industry on Parental Leave

Why Tech Is the Leading Industry on Parental Leave | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Etsy is the latest company to offer extremely generous paid leave—a policy many of its peers are using to attract and retain highly-skilled employees.
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American Legislative Exchange Council | Tags | Media Matters for America

American Legislative Exchange Council | Tags | Media Matters for America | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
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This is a link for ongoing news about ALEC.
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'Dark money': ALEC wants image makeover

'Dark money': ALEC wants image makeover | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
The goal is to reduce negative perceptions about anonymous contributions.
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"Responding to the panelists’ comments, Common Cause, which has been pushing for more disclosure of politically active nonprofits, called their argument a red herring. “No one is calling for complete disclosure,” said Stephen Spaulding, the group’s policy counsel. “If you’re a nonprofit and going to step into the political arena … then voters deserve to know who is funding those ads.” Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2015/07/alec-koch-brothers-dark-money-anonymous-donation-120784#ixzz4343BJlKm Follow us: @politico on Twitter | Politico on Facebook
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Video: DeVito Campaigns for Sanders

Video: DeVito Campaigns for Sanders | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
The actor Danny DeVito joined the Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders at a campaign stop in Affton, Mo.
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Are Our Students the Dumbest in the World?

Are Our Students the Dumbest in the World? | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Last week, NPR had a story about how "dumb" our students are, compared to those in other countries. The story title said that our high school graduates are on par with high school dropouts elsewhere on international tests.
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Bernie Sanders Grills Ben Bernanke (5) [5/22/2013]

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) questions for the last time Fed Chair Ben Bernanke on the economy, inequality, and tax policy.
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