Two Video Links That Might Be of Interest

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Robert Reich’s website includes a series of short videos explaining Ten Ideas to Save the Economy. The videos are available at: http://robertreich.org/post/120107784670.

The first seven of Reich’s ten ideas to make the economy work for the many and not the few include:

1. Increasing the minimum wage nationally.

2. Making work family-friendly.

3. Expanding Social Security.

4. Busting up Wall Street.

5. Reinventing education.

6. Ending corporate welfare now.

7. Strengthening labor unions.

As far as I can tell, the last three of the ten ideas have not been posted yet.

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Another item of interest is this GIF created for the chapter at Eastern Michigan University to engage its members more fully in their upcoming contract campaign: https://docs.google.com/a/omistudios.com/file/d/0B1RCkwVXJDfbRFA1Zkh6dnpub1k/edit?pli=1.

It is a clever use of a digital technology that has certainly been available for some time, but I suspect that very few of our chapters have taken advantage of it or any number…

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