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Federal Judge Strikes Down Florida’s Welfare Drug Testing Law
Federal ruling declares mandatory drug testing unconstitutional. Read more...
Robert Reich On Why Fast Food Workers Are Striking
"Workers who are paid more stay around longer and are more productive." Read more...
Obamacare Cost 'Billions' Less Than Originally Projected'
On at least one front, the Affordable Care Act is beating expectations: its cost. Read more...
Elizabeth Warren Nails It: We Shouldn’t Be Fighting Each Other For A Handful Of Crumbs
Those of who have worked with lower and even middle income seniors know how much every dollar matters to them. These retirees are not greedy, and they are not living in luxury. In the years to come, most will not have pensions, many will have little to nothing in savings, and if they have homes they may not be worth nearly as much as they once were. What the facts, common sense, and compassion all call for is expanding Social Security benefits, not cutting them. This should be a core issue for all Democrats, not just the progressives like Elizabeth Warren. This is a fundamental values issue, not something to be traded away. Read more...
McDonald's Helpline Advises Workers To Apply For Welfare Benefits
See what happens when Nancy, a Chicagoland McDonald’s employee, calls the McResources “help” line. Read more...

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Report: For Millions, Insurance Will Cost Less Than $100/Month
Lower premiums primarily apply to "silver" plans. Read more...
Nurses Explain Obamacare In 90 Seconds
Exactly what is the Affordable Care Act doing for us? Read more...
Gay Couples Denied Veterans Benefits
Veterans benefits for gay married couples still denied. Read more...
In this week’s address, President Obama commemorates Memorial Day by paying tribute to the men and women in uniform who have given their lives in service to our country. Read more...
Employers are taking advantage of hard economic times. Read more...