Articles by: Chris Lazare

Check Out These Numbers And You’ll Know We Need Single Payer Healthcare

Check Out These Numbers And You’ll Know We Need Single Payer Healthcare

Our current healthcare model portrays the gross ineffectiveness of for-profit insurance – isn’t it time for single-payer healthcare?

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U.S Federal Judge Is Stunned No Financial Executives Have Been Prosecuted

U.S Federal Judge Is Stunned No Financial Executives Have Been Prosecuted

   Anyone who has followed the economic breakdown since 2008 has pondered a simple question. Why haven’t any bank executives been prosecuted? U.S District Judge Jed Rakoff asks the same question in a recent piece published in the New York Review of Books. It has been five years since the […]

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The cost of higher education is inflated due to our current funding model. Countries all around the world provide higher education at affordable costs. Image: Tax Credits

You Wouldn’t Believe How Much Free Higher Education Would Cost

The cost of higher education is spinning out of control for American students. But what if there were a way to provide affordable public education, perhaps even for free (If that’s what you’re into)? According to the Department of Education, public universities collected $62.6 billion from undergraduates in 2012. Yes, […]

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Elizabeth Warren Proposes A New Bill Aimed At Eliminating Credit History As a Metric For Employment

Elizabeth Warren has just introduced a bill in the Senate which would bar prospective employers from checking and denying employment based on credit scores.

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Those spending cuts Republicans love – and are willing to hold the country hostage to extort more of – are actually harming the economy. Graphic @ IngredientNews

Check Out How Occupy Eliminated 15 Million Dollars Of Personal Debt For Americans

Occupy Wall Street’s Strike Debt group successfully bought 15 million dollars worth of personal American debt and ‘abolished’ it!

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The Swiss Have Greedy CEOs Outraged With This Crazy Liberal Idea

The Swiss Have Greedy CEOs Outraged With This Crazy Liberal Idea

Income inequality has been steadily growing all across the globe. Developed economies, like the United States, suffer from some of the highest levels of income disparity in the Western world. To combat this, Swiss citizens have gone on the offensive against the ever growing gap between the corporate elites and […]

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McDonalds Encourages Their Employees To Contact The Government For Financial Assistance (VIDEO)

A new video has surfaced revealing how McDonalds encourages their employees to go to the government in order to help them with their financial needs.

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For The First Time Ever, Top 10 CEO’s All Make Over 100 Million In 2012

For The First Time Ever, Top 10 CEO’s All Make Over 100 Million In 2012

As most of us struggle to get by, here’s how America’s top 10 CEOs managed to make over $100 million last year. And guess who’s at the top of the list?

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Internal Audit Reveals NSA Violated Privacy Rules 2,776 Times In A One Year Span

Internal Audit Reveals NSA Violated Privacy Rules 2,776 Times In A One Year Span

Though the internal audit provided by Snowden shows that violations of privacy rules by the NSA are mostly unintended, the pace of transparency is slow.

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Justice Department Calls For Reforms Regarding Mandatory Minimum Sentences Involving Drugs

Mandatory minimum sentences have disproportionately affected the black community, particularly in the disparity in sentencing between cocaine and crack.

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Lack Of Government Regulation Allows Banks To Own And Speculate Against Their Own Commodities

Lack Of Government Regulation Allows Banks To Own And Speculate Against Their Own Commodities

Goldman Sachs is at it again! They have been sued by Masters Screens Inc. for allegedly restricting aluminum supplies which consequently drove up prices.

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Florida Executes Man Who Is Clearly Mentally Ill

The courts have made progress, unfortunately the courts didn’t muster up the courage to end the executions of those who are mentally ill.

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Big Oil Places A Gag Order On 2 Children

This is classic gangster activity; destroy a family’s home, dictate the terms of the agreement, then coerce them – and their children –into a gag order.

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Bradley Manning Found Not Guilty Of Aiding The Enemy, Still Faces Over 100 Years In Prison

Bradley Manning Found Not Guilty Of Aiding The Enemy, Still Faces Over 100 Years In Prison

Bradley Manning has been found not guilty on the most serious charge; aiding the enemy. However, he still faces up to 130 years in prison.

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Instead Of Hiring Trained Law Enforcement, One District In Arkansas Will Have Armed Teachers In Classrooms (VIDEO)

Since only good people with guns can stop bad people with guns, armed teachers in classrooms is a GREAT idea. Way to go, Clarksville (AR) School District.

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Alabama Uses Races As a New Standard For Education

Alabama Uses Races As a New Standard For Education

Alabama’s new policy placing race at the center of new education reform rehashes old stereotypes regarding children education.

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4 More Years Of Summer: How One Man Gets It All Wrong And Still Might Head The Federal Reserve

4 More Years Of Summer: How One Man Gets It All Wrong And Still Might Head The Federal Reserve

Lawrence Summers got it all wrong the first time, why does the President think we can afford it this time around?

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U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La. Photo from www.landrieu.senate.gov.

Senate Democrat Defends Taxpayer-Funded Christian Indoctrination With ‘Freedom To Pray’ Bill

The ‘Freedom to Pray Act’ would ban the withholding of federal funds to programs whose participants ‘voluntarily’ carry out religious activities.

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Judge Declines To Throw Out Aiding The Enemy Charge For Manning

Judge Declines To Throw Out Aiding The Enemy Charge For Manning

On Thursday a military judge decided not to drop the ‘aiding the enemy’ charge against Private Bradley Manning. Closing arguments will end on Friday.

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Miami Revisits The War On Poverty And Drugs To Criminalize Homelessness

Miami officials are re-evaluating their homeless protection policies in the guise of cracking down on…. terrorism?

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