Monthly Archives: July 2012

National College Players Association (NCPA) – their time has come

College football players bring in millions to major universities, yet they get paid nothing. One injury, and their career is over. The time has come to change this inequity. http://www.ncpanow.org/        

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August 1936. “People living in miserable poverty. Elm Grove, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma.” Dorothea Lange for the Farm Security Administration.

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I don’t understand this – Detroit

10,000 homeless on the streets of Detroit on any given night. Detroit is getting ready to tear down thousands of empty houses.  

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Get some consumer help – Consumer action handbook – Great reaource

If you’re feeling uncertain about your finances, the Consumer Action Handbook is the place to find answers to your questions about credit cards, bank accounts and managing debt. Learn to create a smart money management plan, get a handle on … Continue reading

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Happy 100th Birthday Woody Guthrie July 14, 2012

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The story of the labor mo…

The story of the labor movement needs to be taught in every school in this land… America is a living testimonial to what free men and women, organized in free democratic trade unions can do to make a better life … we ought to be proud of it! – Hubert Humphrey

Address to the 1977 Minnesota State AFL-CIO Convention.

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Native Tulsan and Internationally Famous Broadcaster Paul Harvey’s reflection on Tulsa from the Congressional Record

PAUL HARVEY’S HOMECOMING — HON. PHILIP M. CRANE (Extension of Remarks – August 05, 1994)   [Page: E1664]   —   HON. PHILIP M. CRANE   in the House of Representatives   FRIDAY, AUGUST 4, 1994     Mr. CRANE. … Continue reading

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