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Unions Call For A 4 Day Work Week

This will ruin the day for a conservative or two. Labor Unions are calling for a four day work week.  In age of increasing automation, it makes a lot of sense. But, you can rest assured, there are a bunch of pseudo-libertarian plutocrats out there right now gnashing their teeth at the whole idea. How…

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Minimum Wage Is Good Business

From Business Insider: NYC’s $15 minimum wage hasn’t brought the restaurant apocalypse — it’s helped them thrive You know how all the business pundits are always saying that the only perfect minimum wage is zero? Or else the economy will collapse? Well, guess what, doesn’t seem to work like that. Sorry, Ayn Rand. Better luck…

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The Robots are Coming… The Robots are coming…

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You may ask yourself what does automation have to do with progressive or liberal policy and the answer is EVERYTHING going forward. Look currently how many people have been economically forced into jobs like Uber or Lyft?  Ask around and don’t be surprised to find the person hauling you around town might have an advanced…

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Trump Merging Departments of Labor and of Education

Bad Education

In an attempt to streamline the federal government, and as part of their “Drain the Swamp” agenda, the Trump administration has proposed merging the labor department and the department of education. “The sweeping reorganization proposal, which was formally unveiled during the president’s Cabinet meeting Thursday, is the result of an order signed by Trump in…

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