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Maybe It's Time to Phase Out Jeb: Winners and Losers of the Week

Photo courtesy Gage Skidmore on Flickr

In our regular weekly feature, we’ll be taking a look at the winners and losers of the week in the struggle for the rights of working families. The winners will be the persons or organizations that go above and beyond to expand or protect the rights of working families, while the losers will be whoever went above and beyond to limit or deny those rights.

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Horrible Bosses: 2016 Campaign Edition

The latest video from AFSCME takes a look at the Republican presidential candidates and uses their own words to conclude that the candidates would all be horrible bosses. From Jeb Bush telling you to work longer hours, to Scott Walker saying that paying you the minimum wage is “lame,” to Marco Rubio endlessly showering love on so-called "job creators," to Donald Trump telling you "You're Fired," these candidates would be absolutely terrible to work for in pretty much any capacity, much less if they were to win the presidency.

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We Have a Better Suggestion for Jeb: Winners and Losers of the Week

Photo courtesy of IPRImages on Flickr

In our regular weekly feature, we’ll be taking a look at the winners and losers of the week in the struggle for the rights of working families. The winners will be the persons or organizations that go above and beyond to expand or protect the rights of working families, while the losers will be whoever went above and beyond to limit or deny those rights.

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Want to Grow the Economy? Easy, According to Jeb Bush, People Need to Just 'Work Longer Hours'

Want to Grow the Economy? Easy, According to Jeb Bush, People Need to Just 'Work Longer Hours'

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush thinks he's qualified to grow the economy. His suggestion? You lazy people just need to "work longer hours."

We wish he was kidding. 

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Bush’s Corporate Education Group Operates from ALEC’s Playbook

Illustration from In The Public Interest

The American Legislative Exchange Council’s (ALEC's) long history of influencing state legislators—sometimes even writing legislation for them—to pass laws and promote policies that advance a corporate profit agenda, and at times an extreme conservative agenda, is well documented.

Now a new report shows another group—led by former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush—is following the ALEC blueprint in pushing state education policy backed by for-profit education corporations.

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