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SEIU Funds New Book to Rewrite History

Posted June 30, 2010 by Steve Early

In the last five years, the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) has gone from being a media darling to generating more bad press for itself than any other labor organization. Some of SEIU’s negative publicity is a product of right-wing
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Cautious Optimism for “Add-Back Day”

Posted June 30, 2010 by Paul Hogarth

Today is the last day for the Board of Supervisors Budget Committee to debate and make changes to Mayor Newsom’s budget for the upcoming year. It’s the day when Budget Chair John Avalos and Board President David Chiu negotiate with
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Comparing Obama with FDR …

Comparing Obama with FDR …

Posted June 30, 2010 by

To the Editor: The comparisons with FDR were common when Obama entered office, but are so few and far between now that I’m surprised Rachel Maddow went there. Roosevelt used the new mass communication medium of radio to educate Americans
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Is Rachel Maddow’s Obama-FDR Comparison On Point?

Posted June 29, 2010 by Randy Shaw

MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow argued last week “the last time any president did this much in office, booze was illegal,” with “nothing this big happening since FDR.” Maddow’s assessment was prompted by last week’s deal on Wall Street reform, and she
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A Cyberspace Red-Light District?

Posted June 29, 2010 by Tommi Avicolli-Mecca

It looks as if porn internet sites may soon operate in their own cyberspace red-light district. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, a non-profit in charges of domain names and IP addresses, has decided to give porn sites
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