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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- Unratified AmendmentsTo date, the U.S. Constitution has 27 amendments. The first 10 are known as the Bill of Rights, then the rest generally protect and expand individual rights or outline how government works. Congress, however, has actually proposed 33 constitutional amendments to the states. Over the next couple of months we’ll be looking at the amendments … Continue reading […]