The extremely contentious presidential campaign of 2016 has teams of historians looking backward and especially to the 1824 and 1828 races between Andrew Jackson and John Quincy Adams (who won in 1824) as the snarkiest of all time.
I have two teenaged granddaughters who are crazy about the new hip-hop and R&B musical "Hamilton" that gives a contemporary spin to the life and times of Founding Father, Alexander Hamilton. They listen to the CD over and over again, and my daughter believes the lyrics are a good way for kids to learn American history. She also thinks that there may be a modern-day message embedded in them as well.
nation's extreme interest to lower the taxes on U.S. business to levels that are below other nations and eliminate the reason for inversions, and stop all taxation on foreign generated profits to allow a free flow of funds back to the U.S.
One of the state's most influential coalitions of local labor unions will endorse Rep. Chris Van Hollen¿' campaign for Senate on Thursday, despite a deep history of supporting his primary opponent, Rep. Donna F. Edwards.
A new union-sponsored advertisement featuring the defunct Sparrows Point steel mill blames the loss of manufacturing jobs in Baltimore on American trade policy as the U.S. considers a new trade agreement, the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact could result in more environmental degradation, job loss, and more dangerous fracking affecting nearly every aspect of our lives, from the quality of our water to the quality of our jobs. And yet it has been negotiated with a lack of transparency that is a clear affront to the principles of our democracy.