Trump’s threat-tweet about funding to Berkeley is a dog whistle to distract his base

Trump’s threat to cut funding is either more evidence of how ignorant he is of the facts, or it’s evidence of him blowing a dog whistle to his base as part of a leadership style that is predicated on intimidation, misinformation, misdirection, and bullying even when he has no power to do what he threatens … More Trump’s threat-tweet about funding to Berkeley is a dog whistle to distract his base

Labor is who made and will make our country and our economy great, not rich plutocrats

On this Labor Day – a day in celebration of the American worker – this is for anyone who still believes in the lie of trickle-down economics.   Listen to this self-aware billionaire warning his fellow plutocrats that’s it’s actually an ECONOMIC BENEFIT for workers to earn better wages.   Oh. And, the pitchforks.  

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