Tagged: union busting

Powerful Saboteurs Target American Democracy

Powerful Saboteurs Target American Democracy

The news on national TV today is all about the elections for governor in Virginia and New Jersey, and the pundits are sifting through exit polls to figure out the meaning of it all....

The Sinister Strategy Behind Union Busting

The Sinister Strategy Behind Union Busting

Like a wounded grizzly bear, the Republican Party is still dangerous. Very dangerous. You might think they would be chastened by the American people’s rejection in November, but they’re not. They are more determined...

Privatizing the Post Office – Another Big Heist?

Privatizing the Post Office – Another Big Heist?

I can’t shake the suspicion that the Republican Party has been infiltrated by characters who plan to plunder the American treasury. I know it sounds preposterous. I know I should respect opinions that disagree...

Who are the 50 Percent and What are They Thinking?

Who are the 50 Percent and What are They Thinking?

Poll after poll shows America evenly divided. For example, approximately half of the voters say they will give Barack Obama a second term. Approximately half say they will vote for Mitt Romney. Yes, I...

Dance With the One Who Brought You, Mr. President

Dance With the One Who Brought You, Mr. President

As the old saying advises: You should dance with the one who brought you to the party. It’s advice that President Obama would be wise to heed. The president has sometimes given his base...

Unions’ Demise Would be Bad News for Middle Class

Unions’ Demise Would be Bad News for Middle Class

I’m sure you’ve heard a lot of bad things about trade unions. Some of it is undoubtedly deserved.  But most of it is propaganda. For decades now, the conservative noise machine has been on...

Crooked Referees Skew Contest Between the Classes

Crooked Referees Skew Contest Between the Classes

Sometimes, I’ll be watching a sports event, and wonder whether the referees – or umpires – have been bribed. It happens a lot in football, where there are so many fouls that it’s up...

We Can Be Idle No Longer. It’s Time to Act

We Can Be Idle No Longer. It’s Time to Act

Look folks, this is serious business. We’ve been writing stuff and reading stuff and tut-tutting and finger wagging long enough. It’s time to hit the bricks. If you live in the USA and you...

Union Busting: the Real “Class Warfare” in America

Union Busting: the Real “Class Warfare” in America

You must have heard Republican politicians complaining about President Obama’s proposal to roll back the Bush tax break to the richest Americans. Obama is proposing a return to the income tax rates paid during...