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Entries by Mike Elk from 03/2010

Obama Solution to Stop Outsourcing - Stop Counting Jobs Outsourced (No, Seriously!)

| Posted 03.03.2010 | Business

If President Obama really wants to take a bipartisan approach to creating jobs, he can do it by creating a national strategy to grow manufacturing jobs--not by refusing to count the cost of inaction.

If EFCA is DOA, Why Is the Chamber Still Lobbying Against It?

| Posted 03.05.2010 | Politics

Why is the Chamber of Commerce still lobbying on the Employee Free Choice Act if it's considered dead? Because they want to crush the ability of organized labor to shape the agenda on labor law.

Union Buster J. Justin Wilson Calls Me Outside, but Proves My Point About EFCA

| Posted 03.09.2010 | Business

I heard that J. Justin Wilson was going to meet me in the schoolyard for advocating for the Employee Free Choice Act. This guy is suppose to be the top researcher at the nation's top anti-worker front.

Activists Win Against Goldman Sachs' Greek Style Local Government Ripoffs

| Posted 03.11.2010 | Business

There are thousands of city and local government that spend hundreds of billions of dollars each year that are processed through banks. With a well-organized social movement, we could change the ways banks do business on Main Street.

The Bipartisan Solution that Creates 2 Million Jobs and Costs Nothing

| Posted 03.17.2010 | Business

The crisis with China is accelerating quickly, and is so severe that economist from all over the political spectrum are calling for the U.S. to take drastic action against China currency manipulation.

China to US: We're Just "Emotionally Unavailable"

| Posted 03.19.2010 | Business

You hear that President Obama? Don't fall into China's trap. While China is hanging out at the bar with its boys, it's going to be stealing our jobs and ruining the global economy.

Even the Chamber of Commerce Is Critical of Chinese Currency Manipulation

| Posted 03.22.2010 | Business

In the 1990's, the Chamber lead the fight to get China into the World Trade Organizations. So, for the Chamber to abandon China is extraordinary.

Companies Won't Hire Due to Lack of Stimulus - Two Quick, Cheap Fixes

| Posted 03.25.2010 | Business

During last month's State of the Union, President Obama unveiled a bold new push to double exports. The plan is indeed bold and could create up to 2 m...