I’ve always liked reading what Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich has to say about the economy. He is down to earth, practical and believes, quite simply, that people who work for a living — the Middle Class — has been getting the raw end of the deal for decades. In this 2013 documentary, he proves his point, by examining the data and explaining the government policies that created the stagnant wages workers have labored under since the early 1970s.
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- Where were our World War II leaders during World War I?Today’s post comes from Jim Worsham, editor of Prologue, the quarterly magazine of the National Archives. As the nation began assembling its troops to fight World War I in Europe, Capt. Dwight D. Eisenhower desperately wanted a combat assignment. And … Continue reading →