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Here are four stories currently on the front page at CNN Money: Dow, S&P close at new highs on health care rally Strength in the health care sector gave stocks a shot in the arm Tuesday, pushing the Dow and … Continue reading
Yesterday, Michigan, where the Flint Sit-Down Strike made labor rights history in 1937, became a Right-to-Work state, a triumph for those who want to see the last vestiges of the labor movement swept away. Time was when corporations would hire … Continue reading
For ten years I lived in Champaign-Urbana, which is in east-central Illinois. In 1867 there was a problem with the right-hand side of the state curling up on humid days, so they decided to weigh it down by putting a … Continue reading
Windows at Chicago Board of Trade. The signs read “WE ARE THE 1%” Even as the axes finally chop through their barricaded meeting rooms they’ll wonder what they did wrong. #occupywallstreet
There’s a game out there called 7 Wonders that is very popular right now. I’ve played my friend Mike’s copy several times and enjoyed it, and will probably get a copy of my own eventually. It was a big hit … Continue reading
NEED: map (above) six sided die bunch of jellybeans or M&Ms The candy represents some usage of oil. On land (green) it might be a car, a home using oil-generated electricity, a guy running his lawnmower for the third time … Continue reading
On Tuesday we were treated to a couple of Goldman Sachs douchebags being grilled in front of Congress. They’re accused of, essentially, selling their clients garbage that they were so sure would fail, they were betting against it with other … Continue reading