Fighting Racism Where White Workers Are Hurting, Too

Fighting Racism Where White Workers Are Hurting, Too

Since 2011, Maine’s bombastic Republican governor Paul LePage has given America a taste of what it might be like to live under a Donald Trump presidency. Like Trump, LePage has made outrageous comments against immigrants and communities of color. They include telling...
Costly Labor Scam

Costly Labor Scam

I’ve got jobs To plunk on down; Pay me bucks To pick your town. These days, companies often prefer to build factories in states where union protections are weak. This enables them to increase company profits at the expense of the middle class. Otherwise, they do...
Buyer’s Remorse

Buyer’s Remorse

The latest local and state elections results suggest that voters have second thoughts about the tea party’s political agenda. Consider the following: In Ohio, unions scored a victory. Voters elected tea-party-backed John Kasich as their Republican governor last...
AT&T Takeover of T-Mobile Won’t Create New Jobs

AT&T Takeover of T-Mobile Won’t Create New Jobs

The fury surrounding the debt ceiling deal was so boisterous and rowdy that most Americans took a while to notice that it does nothing to create jobs. In a ginned-up crisis during the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression, Congress haggled over social...

Gubernatorial Goofiness in Maine

Here’s a bit of political trivia: Three of the goofiest, most anti-worker governors in America are named Rick. What’re the odds of that? They are Scott of Florida, Snyder of Michigan, and Perry of Texas. But all three Ricardos are in danger of being...
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