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  • TPP Job Claims Earn 4 Pinocchios!

    Blog Jan 30, 2015 | 11:05 am

    U.S. workers should beware of promises that the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) will create jobs. When evaluating the recent Obama administration claim that the TPP will create 650,000 jobs, the Washington Post’s Fact Checker gave it the lowest possible rating[…]

  • Conservatives? Conserving What? How About Higher Education?

    Blog Jan 30, 2015 | 10:31 am

    This year, America is commemorating the 150th anniversary of the end of the American Civil War. The “Siege of Petersburg (Va.),” which began in the summer of June 1864, intensified so that by March 25, 1865, the U.S. Army under[…]

  • McCain Fails to Move Jones Act Repeal

    Blog Jan 30, 2015 | 09:33 am

    A move by Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) to scuttle the nation’s key maritime law—the Jones Act—which put in jeopardy 400,000 shipbuilding, seafaring and supply chain jobs in the maritime industry, has failed.

  • Tell the Montgomery County Council to Pass a Passenger and Driver Bill of Rights

    Blog Jan 30, 2015 | 08:30 am

    Taxi drivers in Montgomery County, Md., work long hours and make barely above the minimum wage because the companies they work for charge them tens of thousands of dollars in fees each month. Fed up with this situation, these workers[…]

  • 7 Things to Help Millennials Survive This Economy

    Blog Jan 30, 2015 | 06:30 am

    7 Things to Help Millennials Survive This Economy This originally appeared on BuzzFeed.As President Barack Obama said in his State of the Union, our economy is improving and America is benefiting from 58 straight months of job growth. But young people who are stuck on their parents’ couches[…]

  • Drama Behind Reality TV Cameras Puts Producers on the Line

    Blog Jan 29, 2015 | 13:45 pm

    Inhumanly long hours, cruelty, frayed nerves. And that’s just behind the cameras at reality shows. “It’s scary and nerve-wracking,” says Sevita Qarshi, a producer walking the line Thursday outside the Realscreen conference at the Washington Hilton in Washington, D.C.