Union Member "We must make our choice. We may have democracy, or we may have wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can't have both."--Justice Louis Brandeis

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No On 2 in a Historical Perspective

Preserve the Public Good by Voting No in November

A strong argument. It's a morally tricky issue to keep kids in "bad" schools, too -- or even just a school that doesn't serve a kid's needs. How do you square that circle? - promoted by charley-on-the-mta

Massachusetts Needs A Better Governor

Then again, Baker is the most popular governor in the country, with a 72 percent approval rating, according to a recent survey. Bumped, for the excellent discussion in the comments -- barbershop/winter night General Store potbelly stove/friendly bar choose your metaphor politics at its best. And, of course, we do need a better Governor than "last one, sweetheart" Baker. - promoted by Bob_Neer

WSJ: “An Obamacare Plan Beats No Plan”

Rep. Stephen Lynch Steps Up.

And speaking of transparency, bravo to Rep. Lynch. It's high time these documents were declassified. - promoted by david

“I Have A Dream”… updated!

Thanks for posting this. - promoted by david

Elizabeth Warren, What Is Best In Life?

Testimony to Warren's power: bravo! And to the sorry reality that, left to its own devices, the administration will choose Wall Street. - promoted by Bob_Neer

Globe’s Vennochi Relaying Rightwing Noise?

Quoting is just like quoting the Weekly World News as "the world's only reliable news" (which happens to be its slogan) on their decades-long expose of batboy: it's ludicrous, and diminishes an otherwise interesting piece. - promoted by Bob_Neer

Exciting Numbers In Education Testing

Well-played, Rep. Jim McGovern!

The GOP's supposed concern about fraud is a pretense. Always has been. - promoted by david