Iraq veteran and former Wall Street banker Derek McGee—now an active participant in the Occupy Movement—said on Countdown with Keith Olbermann that he felt Occupy protesters were being “oppressed by the police.”
Even as Republican presidential contenders stake out extreme anti-labor positions in New Hampshire, unions in that state have succeeded in blocking an anti-union “Right-to-Work” law. It‘s the latest big win for labor at the state level.
National Nurses United and the AFL-CIO have been urging the White House to stop opposing a global financial transactions tax. It’s working.
Boulder votes against corporate personhood, and then they vote to replace their private power supplier with a municipal utility.