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Privateers Hack Post-Gazette Poll

March 7, 2013 // 6 Comments

A review of a recent Pittsburgh Post-Gazette online poll on Gov. Corbett’s scheme to dismantle the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) showed that hackers who favor privatization had skewed the results. “We demonstrated that the poll was being rigged. The privateers are so desperate that …

Why Support Progressive Media?

February 25, 2013 // 0 Comments

At the end of 2012, Raging Chicken Press launched a new membership campaign to help support and expand our work. We’ve grown rapidly since we launched in July 2011 and we continue to look for ways to expand our reach and help stitch together a …

It’s been a little over two weeks since Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett delivered his annual budget address. Corbett’s office signaled in advance that his proposed 2013-2014 budget would not be as draconian as the previous two. I think it would be fair to say that …

Editors Note:  Here is our third installment of Jay Wilcox’s “From the Frontlines.”  In this episode, Jay went to vising the Manning family in Shale Country. Just a few days after the natural gas industry started drilling in their area, their well water, and their neighbors, …

On January 22nd, Tea-publican leader Daryl Metclafe held a press conference with Koch Brothers funded Americans for Prosperity Field Director Jennifer Stefano.  In the video, the AFP representative threatened Rep. Metcalfe that she will not be coming back to Pennsylvania in two years because they “will get …

Corbett’s Budget Address

February 7, 2013 // 0 Comments

  On Tuesday, February 6, PA Governor Tom Corbett gave his “State of the State” address. Two of the features of his plan is to privatize the PA Lottery – which is used to fund programs for seniors – and to sell off the State’s …

This past Sunday morning (2/3/13), APSCUF – the union that represents more than 6,000 faculty and coaches in the PA State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) – announced it had reached an agreement on a “framework” for a faculty contract after more than two years …

Harrisburg – Monday evening the negotiations committee of the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties (APSCUF) unanimously approved a tentative contract agreement with the State System of Higher Education (PASSHE). APSCUF delegates will vote on the tentative agreement at a Legislative Assembly scheduled for …

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