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Senator Bernie Sanders: 'Do You Want To Know Why People Are Angry?'
A higher percentage of American kids lived in poverty last year than in 1965. Read more...
Public opinion matters a great deal in the American system of government, just as it does in any democracy. But it sure isn’t the only thing that matters, as the following true story demonstrates. Read more...
Watch Robert Reich explain why Chained CPI is so stingy in this video. Read more...
This 2-minute story is about a powerful new solution that will help feed starving people in every city, town and village in America as told by Howard G. Buffett, Eva Longoria, Bono and Ben Afflect. This is a message funded by the Howard G. Read more...
I don't think David Gregory can make it through an interview without pushing the Villagers' favorite theme during these so-called "fiscal cliff" negotiations, which is that Democrats had better be willing to inflict some pain on the elderly and the Read more...

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At the St. Francis de Sales church on B-129th Street, the church hall has been taken over by Occupy Sandy—an offshoot of the still-active networks of Occupy Wall Street. Read more...
Hey, it sounds like this would be a really good time to turn Medicare into a voucher system, raise the retirement age and tie the Social Security cost-of-living increases to the chained CGI, so 90-year-olds don't have as much money to throw Read more...
Stephen Colbert brought on Americans for Tax Reform and former Jack Abramoff buddy that somehow managed to escape prosecution to the Colbert Report and asked him about his tax pledge he's managed to make the majority of Republican lawmakers to Read more...
This is what happens when a district with more Democrats than Republicans elects a Republican Congressman who doesn't campaign on changes to Medicare but then votes to end Medicare as a social contract and hand out vouchers. Constituents get angry. Read more...
Take a walk down memory lane with me to the time in 2009 during the health care debate when the Tea Party/AFP contingents were hand-wringing over death panels. Remember that? Sarah Palin was sure Grandma was going to have her plug pulled, and Read more...