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Federal Government Nation’s Biggest Creator Of Low Wage Jobs: Time For Obama To Act

There was a moving and powerful event this morning at Union Station in DC where low wage workers for federal contractors, leaders of the faith community, and members of Congress all did a little preaching to President Obama. Their message could not have been clearer: it is time to finally to do something real to help low wage workers step out of poverty and into the middle class.

Money Out, Voters In

To call attention to the dual threats of voter suppression and money in politics, activists have been organizing National Days of Action on and around January 19th to organize teach-ins, rallies and other events around the country. January

Town Hall Of Seattle Debate Lays Bare The Utter Selfishness Of Randian Philosophy

C-SPAN aired a debate held on November 30, 2011 between David Callahan, co-founder of Demos and Yaron Brook, Ayn Rand Center Executive Director. The debate was held in Seattle and moderated by former U.S. attorney John McKay, one of the eight US Attorneys fired by Bush Admin in 2006. The topic was the roll of government.