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Anti-EFCA Dem Linked To Dead Worker In New Union TV Ad

The Plum Line | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This is some rough stuff. The SEIU has just launched a hard-hitting Web video that ties Blue Dog Democrat Dan Boren to the horrific death of a worker ...

Chamber Of Commerce Staffer Says He Planted Most of Wall Street Journal Story

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Yesterday, the Wall Street Journal carried a front-page story warning that "[k]ey Senate Democrats are wavering in their support" of the Employee Free...

Sam Stein and Ryan Grim

How Labor Can Get 60 Votes On EFCA Without Getting 60 Votes | Sam Stein and Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The labor movement's mostly unspoken tactic to pass the Employee Free Choice Act -- its legislation of generational importance -- seeped out into publ...

Sam Stein

Employee Free Choice Act: Key Senators Express Reservations | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Employee Free Choice Act was introduced in Congress on Tuesday, marking the official launch of what promises to be a fierce legislative battle. L...

The Big Lie about the Employee Free Choice Act

Gerald McEntee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gerald McEntee

America's top CEOs have declared their top legislative priority for 2009 -- to scuttle the bipartisan legislation that would restore workers' freedom to form unions and bargain for a better life.

Sam Stein

"We're 100 Percent Confident" EFCA Will Pass: Union Official | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Pushing back against reports of concern over the Employee Free Choice Act's passage, union officials insisted on Monday and Tuesday that they have eno...

Obama's Next Gauntlet: Reviving the Middle Class

Robert L. Borosage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert L. Borosage

The campaign on EFCA will be fierce. Gaining 60 votes won't be easy. The business community will go all out, claiming that strong unions will ruin America, trample workers' freedoms, drive jobs abroad. But we've tried an economy with weak unions -- and that didn't work out so well. Obama is right to tee this up early even as he struggles to get the economy moving, to get the financial system reorganized, to move on health care and new energy. This is a fight that citizens across the country should join. It will be a critical building block of the new economy that we must construct from the ashes of the old.