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The Wolf of Sesame Street

An article from Pando Daily about how PBS took $3.5 million from John Arnold to fund an anti-public-pension series. On December 18th, the Public Broadcasting Service’s flagship station WNET issued a press releaseannouncing the launch of a new two-year news series entitled “The Pension Peril.” The series, promoting cuts to public employee pensions, is airing on hundreds of […]

Right-wing pension-cutters get humiliated by their own survey data

TUESDAY, NOV 19, 2013 09:06 AM MST Right-wing pension-cutters get humiliated by their own survey data Conservative ploy to slash public employee benefits runs into trouble when its own poll shows an unexpected reality DAVID SIROTA John Arnold (Credit: AP/J. Scott Applewhite/Pat Sullivan) Late last month, the Pew Center on the States began ratcheting up its now-infamous […]