McJobs: Bad and Getting Worse

By: Monday April 15, 2013 6:30 pm

A couple of years ago, you might remember that McDonalds got a lot of publicity out of a one day hiring binge. I wrote about it here with a follow-up about the Washington Post noticing that it was a “McJobs” economic recovery a couple of weeks later. So here we are, two years later and where exactly are we?

At best, we are treading water. At best.


The Fraud of GOP Tax and School Choice Policy Shown in Arizona

By: Sunday September 27, 2009 12:30 pm

Here I want to draw attention to the August winner of Hillman Foundation’s “The Sidney”, an investigative series by Ryan Gabrielson and Michelle Reese in the East Valley Tribune Newspaper, from metropolitan Phoenix, about taxpayer subsidized school tuition credit abuse in Arizona. One of the constant refrains emanating from the conservative right is “school choice” and, of course, their standard claim on tax policy. Both areas are nothing but flimsy fronts for class warfare and further unjust enrichment of the already privileged.

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