Nation Topics - Unions
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In Wisconsin and elsewhere, attacks on unions aren’t about budget savings. They're about dismantling the final barrier to the domination of American politics by the power of money.
When President Obama framed an NFL lockout and the possible cancellation of the 2011 season as a quarrel between billionaires and millionaires, he missed the point.
The spirit of democratic protest, so vibrant across the Middle East, has been kindled here in Middle America.
Progressive service organizations connect real world needs to Beltway advocacy and lobbying. Conservatives fear and loathe that.
How Scott Walker’s unionbusting spurred a popular uprising.
Proposed budget cuts and threats to collective bargaining are already damaging public education in Wisconsin.
Wisconsin's struggle is about more than unions, it's part of a larger campaign against the foundations of the American middle class.
As the showdown in Wisconsin demonstrates, progressives must embrace the government workers’ struggle as our own—or else.
A proposed bill to end collective bargaining and slash wages and benefits for nearly all public employees could foreshadow a larger conservative strategy to take down unions.
The assault on public employee unions is the next phase of a the forty-year campaign by the rich against the rest of us.
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