"It’s not a sexy as Glenn Beck and his Black Robed Regiment of Christian Reconstructionists (just don’t call them Mullahs …) but this rally scheduled for next month in DC is just a teensy bit more relevant to our current problems. It’s called One America, Working Together.
Here’s the agenda:
Provide immediate relief for those who are currently unemployed* Extend jobless benefits, COBRA, mortgage assistance, and other initiatives for those currently out of work.
* Target help for populations and communities in the greatest need
Provide immediate action to stimulate job growth and consumer demand* Provide aid to states and cities – including direct job creation at local levels – especially in education, health care, social services and first-responder workforces* Increase the ability of small businesses to obtain loans
* Fund infrastructure investment that spurs economic growth and clean energy enterprises
Provide a fair chance for everyone to succeed and advance in the workplace* Everyone who works in America should have the right to join with their co-workers to have a voice on the job* Pay all workers wages that allow them to support their families* Increase and index the minimum wage* Close all pay gaps* End all forms of workplace discrimination
* Protect, honor, fully apply, and expand"