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18 Jun 2020

Latest Trump Outrage Shows It’s Time For Jewish Organizations to Act

It’s outrageous that the nation’s major Jewish organizations that combat antiSemitism are not forcing the Republican Jewish Coalition, a group that includes Trump’s largest financial supporters, to disavow any connection to Trump if he continues his alt-right links and pro-Nazi dog whistles. It’s an open secret that there is a

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17 Jun 2020

This Bill Moyers Show on Income Inequality and the Greed of Wall Street Is Required Viewing for Progressives

If you want a great video education about the plutocracy in America, here is a link to a 2012 Bill Moyers show that features two great reporters, Matt Taibbi, who regularly shines his spotlight on scandals involving big business and government, and journalist Chrystia Freeland, author of the book, Plutocrats:

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17 Jun 2020

How the COVID Virus Bailout Benefitted Wall Street

The huge $ $2 trillion coronavirus relief package enacted April 1, 2020, was the largest bailout bill in US history, but while it provides relief for small business and individuals, particularly lower-income families, it also contained a $500 billion bailout fund that benefits big businesses, including a $170 billion tax

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06 Jun 2020

Revoking Police Pensions Can Change Abusive Behavior

        Pensions paid to public workers, including police, fire, and teachers, are among the most coveted employment benefits that now exist. Public pensions cover 77% of public employees (state and local) as of 2019. In contrast, only 13% of non-union private-sector workers have pension coverage, according to

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05 Jun 2020

Serpico Should Be Required Viewing for All Protestors

Errant, undisciplined cops is a popular movie theme and have been for decades.  But the movies also are often based on reality.  One of the best movies on undisciplined cops is the 1973 movie Serpico, directed by Sydney Lumet, which featured a young Al Pacino as an honest cop in

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05 Jun 2020

White House Pushes Anti-Semitic Posts

One of the most difficult discussions today among Jewish groups today is how much is the Trump White House involved in promoting anti-Semitic themes? This is a difficult discussion for national Jewish groups since the largest contributor to Trump is Sheldon Adelson and many members of the Republican Jewish Coalition.

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