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Unconstitutional, Job Killing Regulatory Army

Bruce Fein | Posted 11.26.2011 | Politics
Bruce Fein

Contrary to Regulatory Tsar Cass Sunstein's boasting of slashing burdens on industry, the Obama administration has met the enemy of job creation in residential construction or otherwise, and it is them.

Green Power or White Privilege?

Cali Slaughter | Posted 07.02.2011 | Chicago
Cali Slaughter

The struggle against Fisk and Crawford power plants has been ongoing for decades. Today the issue has effectively perked the ears of politicians. How influenced were they by the rapid gentrification of Pilsen?

Sam Stein

Unions Plan EFCA Push As Solis Nears Confirmation | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama's nominee for Secretary of Labor, Hilda Solis, is set to be confirmed by the Senate a week from Tuesday. In the meantime, some...

GOP Blocks Obama's Labor Nominee, Pushes Big Lie on "Card Check"

Art Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Art Levine

GOP leaders appear to be willing to play "chicken" with the nation's troubled economy by holding up the vote on the Obama's choice for Secretary of Labor, the pro-worker Hilda Solis.

Obama's Labor Secretary Stalled By Fierce GOP Resistance

Las Vegas Sun | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama's nominee for Labor secretary is running into fierce resistance from Republicans over her reluctance to state her views clearly...

New Labor Secretary is Brown and Green

Van Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Van Jones

Solis is the right secretary of labor to take advantage of a great opportunity not only to make America's economy stronger by making it greener, but also to make Americans living in poverty part of a revitalized middle class.