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Policy, Not Politicians
Policy, Not Politicians

Policy, Not Politicians

Looking past the cults of personality that have come to dominate US politics.


Don’t Panic, But Do Be Aware

29 Oct 2020 1 minute read 2 comments nivekbr

The Proud Boys are not a joke.   As I said, don’t panic, but there is certainly reason to be concerned with Trump’s shout-out to the fascist street gang calling themselves the Proud Boys. Make whatever excuses and say whatever you like, but the group...

California’s Prop. 22 Vs. Workers

29 Oct 2020 1 minute read 0 comments nivekbr

Ballot measure seeks to continue gig economy loopholes   In a propaganda campaign described as “the most expensive in the state’s history,” Uber, Lyft, and others have spent nearly $200 million to try to convince California voters that “gig companies...

Why we need to remind the bosses who’s boss

29 Oct 2020 5 minute read 2 comments nivekbr

…and how to do so   Even before the pandemic, things were bad for American workers. According to a 2017 CareerBuilder report, 78% of US workers were already living paycheck-to-paycheck, and more than a quarter of workers were unable to set aside...