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By Tom Cushing

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About this blog: The Raucous Caucus shares the southpaw perspectives of this Boomer on the state of the nation, the world, and, sometimes, other stuff. I enjoy crafting it to keep current, and occasionally to rant on some issue I care about deeply...  (More)

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A few thoughts on restoring the middle class
Oct 26, 2011 11:25 am
Comments: 9 | Views: 2,187

Last week, I complained that none of the candidates for the highest office in the land are talking about what really ails the country – the steady decline of... More
Where IS the beef?
Oct 19, 2011 10:45 am
Comments: 2 | Views: 2,015

Wendy's hamburger chain is trying to revive its classic ad campaign, and it poses The inquiry we need to be making of our leaders.

The fundamental problem that... More
A Butterfly’s Hurricane?
Oct 11, 2011 10:58 pm
Comments: 3 | Views: 3,566

As the saying goes, when a butterfly flaps its wings in Thailand, the wind blows in Michigan. In other words, everything is connected to everything else in the... More
There's something happening here
Oct 4, 2011 11:32 pm
Comments: 4 | Views: 2,016

With apologies to the Buffalo Springfield, what it is really Ain't exactly clear. What we know is that thousands of disaffected, mostly young people have descended... More
The Berkeley Bake-sale Blues
Sep 26, 2011 5:45 pm
Comments: 14 | Views: 2,230

The world needs a Berkeley. From the Free Speech Movement (FSM) days of Mario Savio and many others, this Bay Area burg has been synonymous with Progressive politics.... More
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