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A Just Cause Radio -Teen Suicide: Is America to Blame? – 07.09.17

The host Cliff Stewart, Lisa Stewart and Lamont Banks our AJC Radio Hosts will be discussing and giving their insight with Special Guest Phyllis Alongi, a Licensed Professional Counselor, who has numerous years of counseling experience with children, adolescents, and adults in both Partial Care and Intensive outpatient settings. She is also a former educator with over 10 years of teaching experience and …

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A Just Cause Radio – Closing Federal Prison Camps Will Save Taxpayers over $1 Billion – 05.07.17

The host Cliff Stewart, Lisa Stewart and Lamont Banks our AJC Radio Hosts will be discussing federal prison camps, which are considered “out-custody” facilities without fences or walls posing questions in regards to the wisdom of the federal government wasting billions of tax dollars of welfare-style appropriations for non-violent able-bodied men and women being housed at federal prison camps when home confinement with an …

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Economic Update – “Xmas vs Economic Realities” – 12.25.16

“Updates on politicians lying about economics, fines for big banks, Maine votes left, int students come less to US, Pebble Mine struggle, fading American dream. Major discussions of (1) Xmas spirit vs deporting immigrants, (2) the only way to rescue and rebuild the US “middle class” and (3) raising capital for worker coops.”

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GOP gained ground in middle-class communities in 2016

The Republican Party made deep inroads into America’s middle-class communities in 2016. Although many middle-class areas voted for Barack Obama in 2008, they overwhelmingly favored Donald Trump in 2016, a shift that was a key to his victory. Meanwhile, Democrats had more success retaining a loose “coalition” of lower-income and upper-income communities. These findings emerge from a new Pew Research …

February 1781:  American landlady and patriot Mrs Elizabeth Steele exhorts military commander Nathanael Greene (1742 - 1786) to accept a gift of money to aid the war effort during the American War of Independence. Steele, a Continental soldier, had stopped at her inn in Salisbury, South Carolina, but had no money to pay for his keep. Original Artwork: Engraving after original work by Alonzo Chappel.  (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Sam Becker – How Much Money Does the Average American Have in Their Bank Account?

Despite living in what is likely the wealthiest nation to ever have existed, Americans sure are having a hard time getting by. As most people are well aware of at this point, wage stagnation and numerous structural economic changes over the years have led to a shrinking middle class, fewer and fewer “good” jobs, and calls for political policies that were once thought …

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If You’re Low-Income, America Is Still an Oligarchy

The U.S. isn’t an oligarchy after all. At least that’s the argument in a recent article by Vox’s Dylan Matthews. Matthews cites new research finding that the rich and middle class agree on about 90 percent of bills that come before the United States Congress. He adds: That leaves only 185 bills on which the rich and the middle class disagree… …on these 185 …

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Progressive Commentary Hour – 05.10.16

On today’s Progressive Commentary Hour, Gary spoke about these articles and spoke with Dr.Jim Garrison,

The collapse of the middle-class job

Sadistic capitalism: Six urgent matters for humanity in global crisis

Gary went to his guest now and here is his bio:

Dr. Jim Garrison is the founding President of Ubiquity University and the Wisdom School of Graduate Studies, an international school of higher education built upon innovative principles of whole brain and whole system learning. The university operates on four continents with partners in the EU, India, Mexico, South Africa, Russia, Vietnam and others. As the co-founder and President of the Gorbachev Foundation, Jim was instrumental in the founding of the State of the World Forum to lay a template for a more sustainable global civilization. In the late 80s he served as the executive director of the Esalen Institute Soviet-American Exchange, and founded the International Foreign Policy Association in collaboration with Secretary of State George Schultz and Georgian President Edward Shevardnadze. He is the author of “America as Empire: Global Leader or Rogue Power? and “Civilization and the Transformation of Power” Jim has graduate degrees in religion and theology from Harvard and Cambridge universities. His websites are WisdomUniversity.org and UbiquityUniversity.org

This is article Jim Garrison spoke about:

Democracies end when they are too democratic.

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Paul Craig Roberts – Update to BLS December Payroll Jobs Report: It is even worse than I reported

In my column on Friday I reported the unreported facts in the payroll jobs report. http://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2016/01/08/another-fabricated-jobs-report-paul-craig-roberts-2/ If we choose to believe the report, it is really very bad news. Good middle class jobs are continuing to decline. The new jobs are jobs that pay considerably less and often are part-time jobs devoid of benefits. Moreover, the new jobs are going …

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ROBERT REICH – The Revolt of the Anxious Class

The great American middle class has become an anxious class – and it’s in revolt. Before I explain how that revolt is playing out, you need to understand the sources of the anxiety. Start with the fact that the middle class is shrinking, according to a new Pew survey. The odds of falling into poverty are frighteningly high, especially for the majority without …