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'Move Your Money' and Help Your Local Community

Make change today by putting your change into a community bank. Two million other people have already join the campaign to "Move Your Money."


It’s been 64 years since George Bailey and his friends and neighbors saved his community bank in the classic It's a Wonderful Life.

Today, the desire and need to save local communities is just as important and urgent as it was in that wonderful film.

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Will You Pledge to Create One New Job? One Job for America Asks You to Pledge to Hire One Person

The One Job for America campaign is asking all businesses to hire one new person, and spread the word. Will you help?


Certainly, not everyone is in a position hire someone right now, but is unemployment the kind of problem we can tackle if we all chip in? Or at least, if all businesses chip in? That's the ambitious hope of the One Job for America campaign.

The brutally simple website declares: "Imagine what could happen if every business in America, large and small, created one new job..." and calls on every business owner to "Take a pledge today and promise that you'll hire at least one new person. Then tell a friend to do the same. Together, we will bring back jobs in America one by one."

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The GOP's Misguided War on Government Regulations

The GOP isn't being honest when they use "job killing" as an argument against health and safety regulations. Here's how to defeat the argument.


Editor's note: Last week a trio of corporate watchdogs, and better business advocates called attention to the false dichotomy between regulations and job creation. One of the speakers was co-founder of Seventh Generation, Jeffrey Holldender. Here's his dispatch on the topic, also posted at his own blog, JeffreyHolldender.com.

Matt Madia, a policy analyst at OMB Watch, Robert Weissman, president at Public Citizen, Peter Iwanowicz of the American Lung Association, and I participated in a media briefing to call attention to Representative Darrell Issa’s (R-CA) plans to hold hundreds of hearings to investigate the Obama administration this year, including the oversight hearing on “job-killing” regulations that took place on Thursday.

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