Main Street: Your recovery will come from the left, not the right. #GetMoneyOut #NeverForget915

The American public got played (again) for chumps back in 1999 when we weren’t in the streets protesting Slick Willy’s signature of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act. It wasn’t the first time. It undoubtedly won’t be the last time, either, unless we’re willing stand up once and for all time against the failed ideology of conservatism. So, … More Main Street: Your recovery will come from the left, not the right. #GetMoneyOut #NeverForget915

Note to poor and middle class conservatives: You have it wrong. You should join the #FightFor15

Instead of suggesting that the fast food or retail or any other worker would be OVERPAID at 15, why aren’t EMTs, tree climbers, and construction laborers protesting WITH their fellow UNDERPAID workers? Someone I know from central PA is making that case against fast food workers. It’s the same strange and illogical argument I’m seeing … More Note to poor and middle class conservatives: You have it wrong. You should join the #FightFor15

Celebrate Labor on Labor Day – YouTube

Published on Aug 29, 2013 Robert Reich, the Secretary of Labor in the Clinton administration and the subject of the upcoming documentary “Inequality for All,” shares a Labor Day message about how we can do better by workers. In the video, he announces a petition campaign to pressure McDonald’s’ and Walmart’s CEOs to pay their … More Celebrate Labor on Labor Day – YouTube

Koch Company and Labor Unions: One Degree of Separation

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst Strange brew cooked up on K Street: Charles, David and organized labor.   by Russ Choma on April 22, 2014 3:26 PM  The influence industry sometimes produces strange bedfellows. Case in point, according to recently filed lobbying disclosure reports from 2014’s first quarter: The same lobbying firm that represents Koch Companies Public Sector and … More Koch Company and Labor Unions: One Degree of Separation

Excerpts from “The Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations and Issues for Congress”

“The Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations and Issues for Congress” is a comprehensive primer on international trade in general and on the scope of the TPP. I highly recommend it to everyone. “This report examines the issues related to the proposed TPP, the state and substance of the negotiations (to the degree that the information is publically available), the … More Excerpts from “The Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations and Issues for Congress”