Great moments in workers’ rights: coal miners were required by their boss to attend a Romney rally…and lost a day’s pay for it.
A majority of Americans say inequality is a problem and the wealthy pay too little in taxes.
Romney used an obscure tax loophole to save hundreds of thousands in taxes in 2010 alone.
Wall Street’s capture of Washington: an interview with Neil Barofsky, author of Bailout.
Last night in Tampa, railroad lobbyists threw GOP congressmen a party to thank them for limiting protections for railroad workers.
Also at the Republican convention: the new platform turns seething resentment of poor people into dreadful Medicaid policy.
“We’re not going to let our campaign be dictated by fact checkers,” says Romney strategist. Yeah, we noticed.
“What happens when one campaign has decided there is literally no set of boundaries that it needs to follow?”
Speaking of fiction: a new movie funded by a right-wing billionaire turns anti-public-schoolteacher talking points into drama. AFT President Randi Weingarten responds with the facts.