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...

Oh, Brother

Perhaps by now we are accustomed to the annual right-wing co-opting of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy. Over at FPIF, Mark Engler offers an instructive example from the Pentagon. He quotes DoD’s general counsel Jeh C. Johnson: “I believe that if Dr....

Sick and Fired

Congress has debated health-care reform for generations. Our much-debated and historic legislation is finally ready to go to work, hopefully delivering expanded coverage, making health care more affordable, and holding insurance companies accountable. But we still...