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by | Jun 30, 2015

Wisconsin unions Monday are once again attacking Republican Gov. Scott Walker, this time over a proposed budget that may result in cuts to tenure for state college professors. With the upcoming budget session, the Wisconsin Joint Finance Committee is expected…

by | Jun 29, 2015

Focusing on Michigan, a report released Monday by The Mackinac Center makes the case that there are not adequate laws to stop public sector unions from engaging in illegal activities. In many states, like Michigan, and the federal level, public…

by | Jun 29, 2015

The worsening Greek financial crisis became a global problem Monday with stocks around the world falling following a weekend of troublesome bailout negotiations. The decline in global stocks came after Greek officials announced plans to close its banks and impose…

by | Jun 22, 2015

The Associated Press has found itself under fire over some photos taken Saturday depicting Sen. Ted Cruz and a poster of a gun pointed at his head. The photographs, by AP photographer Charlie Neibergall, was taken while Cruz was talking…

by | Jun 16, 2015

A report on Obamacare released Tuesday found those with the most to lose blame the authors of the law and not the legal case against it. The Supreme Court case, King v. Burwell, is part of a series of lawsuits which argue that Obamacare was…

by | Jun 15, 2015

Despite not running for office, Missouri Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon received a sizable campaign contribution Wednesday from a major union less than a week after killing a bill that would have ended forced union dues in the state. House Bill 116 was…

by | Jun 10, 2015

As part of its campaign against President Barack Obama getting unilateral trade authority, the AFL-CIO went after Democrat Rep. Kathleen Rice on Tuesday. Despite agreeing on many policy areas, organized labor has longed opposed the president getting Trade Promotion Authority (TPA)….

by | Jun 9, 2015

The New Jersey Supreme Court ruled Tuesday a 2014 pension cut was lawful in the fight between Republican Gov. Chris Christie and state unions. At the center of the conflict was a 2011 provision known as Chapter 78 which legally…

by | Jun 1, 2015

The online news company Gawker has opened a public online forum to answer the question of whether its reporters should unionize — and the ensuing battle couldn’t be more interesting. “Yesterday, Gawker Media announced that we will be holding an election next week to…

by | May 27, 2015

Weighing in on the importance of his campaign, presidential hopeful and self-proclaimed socialist Bernie Sanders noted if his campaign fails, it’s not just a reflection on him but also a reflection on his ideas. “If I do badly, and I…

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