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
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.
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
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