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#RedforEd Campaign Continues with Oakland Teachers’ Strike Thursday

“Red for Ed,” a nationwide campaign of teachers’ strikes, will continue this Thursday in Oakland, California, as the Oakland Education Association (OEA) plans to strike against the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD). Bay Area public radio station KQED reported Saturday: “Teachers

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Billionaire’s Cheap Labor Lobby Behind Year-End DACA Amnesty Push

The pro-cheap, foreign labor organization New American Economy, funded by billionaires Rupert Murdoch and Michael Bloomberg, is behind the year-end push on Capitol Hill to give amnesty to potentially 3.5 million illegal aliens in the United States.

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NeverTrump’s Ricketts Family Boards the Trump Train

The Ricketts family, which spent $5.5 million earlier this year on a negative advertising campaign to stop Donald Trump from winning the Republican nomination, will now spend $1 million in an effort to boost Trump’s efforts in the general election.

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Inherited Super Wealth Is On the Decline

Forbes released it’s annual list of the world’s billionaires and it shows that America is increasingly becoming a nation of self-made elite. Since Forbes started keeping track in 1984, the number of completely self-made billionaires (who grew from little wealth)

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World’s Billionaire Wealth Nearly One-Third of U.S. Debt

A new report finds that the number of billionaires in the world leapt by 222 last year to 2,089, with a combined total $6.7 trillion in wealth–a sum that represents roughly one-third of America’s $18,099,042,237,252.89 national debt.