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Editor’s Note: This is Steve Horn’s latest  piece that originally appeared over at DeSmogBlog.  In this piece, Steve reports on documents obtained under WI’s Public Records Acts and gives them some necessary context. Check out more of Steve’s work from DeSmogBlog and give everyone at DeSmogBlog some love - visit their site for some of the …

Today’s protest against University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) organized by the Pittsburgh-based coalition, Make It Our UPMC, is on-going as of this post. Here’s a version of today’s events as seen through the eyes of participants and their tweets:   [View the story “#UPMCWorkers …

Editor’s Note: This is Steve Horn’s latest  piece that originally appeared over at DeSmogBlog.  In this piece, Steve reports on documents obtained under WI’s Public Records Acts and gives them some necessary context. Check out more of Steve’s work from DeSmogBlog and give everyone at DeSmogBlog some love - visit their site for some of the …

So, You Want to Go to College?

July 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared over at Lehigh Valley Vanguard, a new progressive visual and literary publication based out of Easton, PA. Marlana Eck is the founder and Editor of the Lehigh Valley Vanguard. Be sure to check out their full site and give them some …

John Oliver on Income Inequality

July 15, 2014 // 0 Comments

You might have caught this already on John Oliver’s Last Week Tonight on HBO or have seen the clip circulating in social media, but we thought it is worth repeating…again and again and again. Here you go:  

Passing Gas to the Consumer

July 15, 2014 // 0 Comments

Gas prices at the pump during the July 4th extended weekend were the highest they have been in six years. This, of course, has little to do with supply-and-demand economics. It has everything to do with supply-and-gouge profits. Over the past decade, the five largest …

Sometimes you don’t even have to try. Huge HT to Keystone Politics for this one. Earlier today, John Geeting published this photo under the title: “#PABudget: The Republican Budget in One Photo.” The Corbett Budget Bird has got to be in contention for the best …

Keystone Progress, the Harrisburg, PA-based progressive organization, announced yesterday that it had filed a Right-to-Know request with Governor Tom Corbett’s office seeking information about interactions between Corbett and casino owner and right-wing political financier Sheldon Adelson. The request follows revelations last month that  Adelson made an …

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