Category Archives: Employee Unions

Middle-Class Keep Losing Ground While 1 Percent Grow Wealthier

Trickle-down economics have not been good for the middle-class, over time they keep losing ground to the wealthiest of Americans. An average middle-class family’s net worth has dropped along with their incomes

Recall Election Today! Will Anger at Gov. Scott Walker Motivate Voters?

Citizens of Wisconsin finally have their day at the polls and a chance to win a recall of Governor Scott Walker who, since taking office, has targeted public unions, forcing them to

A Ten Point Pledge to Workers from Lawmakers

The organization “Americans for Tax Reform” founded by Grover Norquist is well known for its anti-tax pledge which most Republican lawmakers and candidates for president have signed. The pledge binds those who

“Right to Work” Laws Mean Less Rights for Workers

Recently, Indiana Republican Governor Mitch Daniels signed into law a “Right to Work” law stripping unions of their power to extract union dues from workers. Indiana joins 22 other states in becoming

Victory in Ohio and Mississippi on Union Rights and Abortion Rights

  Voters in both Ohio and Mississippi went to the polls as several other states did, and sent a clear message to those on the right that their agenda to block abortion

Hopeless in America, but Wall Street Prospers

Many Americans are waking up every day and wondering if they can stay afloat.  They’re asking themselves whether they can make their next house payment, meet their children’s needs, and ensure that

Wall Street on Notice: Stop the Greed

It seems clear to me that there’s a new movement across the country.  A movement that I predicted months ago would happen.  Finally the American People are getting fed up with losing

Class War: America and the World on the Brink

The biggest threat to democracy is a loss in faith in democracy by its people.  The same could be said about capitalism; if the majority of the population of a certain capitalist

We America, We Few, We Many, We Speak, We Are.

Every American in this country matters.  We all have our own opinions and our own beliefs.  We come from all kinds of backgrounds and we all have different levels of wealth.  Many

The Meaning Of Freedom To Some

Here in this country many of us have different ideas about what freedom means.   A lot of our differences has to do with our ideology.  There are still certain ideas of freedom