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Top 7 firsts in Women in US Politics

Top 7 firsts in Women in US Politics

By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | - - As I pointed out, it is all very nice that Hillary Clinton is the first American woman to be nominated as the standard-bearer…
Why Americans are Angry:  The Minimum Wage Trap

Why Americans are Angry: The Minimum Wage Trap

By Peter Van Buren | ( Tomdispatch.com) | - - When presidential candidate Bernie Sanders talks about income inequality, and when other candidates speak about the minimum wage and food stamps, what…
Israel’s working poor

Israel’s working poor

By Jacob Wirtschafter | ( Your Middle East) | A poverty report has added fuel to long-standing debates about religion, intercommunal politics, and Israel’s national priorities. An energy boom and its high-tech…