While the conflict over basic labor rights continues in Madison, sparking support from across the country, we shouldn't lose sight of the other side of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's agenda: slashing investment in the state's future.
The Huffington Post's Howard Fineman appeared on MSNBC's 'The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell' Monday night to discuss the continuing standoff in Wi...
One of the most influential organization which connects state legislators with corporate money and corporate think tanks to influence pro-corporate, anti-union state legislation is the secretive American Legislative Exchange Council.
You can't have the benefits of selling to a rich society without the costs of maintaining a rich society. It's either the unions or taxes. Take your pick.
Before long our scorched earth politics will again be rejected, and public schools will again become forces in creating an educated citizenry.
Dave Hansen, a 20-year Teamster, is one of the 14 Democratic senators from Wisconsin who courageously left their state in a show of solidarity that has captured the attention of the nation.
Collective bargaining is a vehicle to improve services -- whether in education or other areas -- and it would hurt both workers and those they serve if that important right was lost.
The disparity between regular Americans struggling to make ends meet and billion dollar bonuses has never been more stark.
I can't express enough the level of admiration I have for the people of Wisconsin who, for three weeks, have braved the brutal winter cold and taken over their state Capitol.
Contrary to what those in power would like you to believe so that you'll give up your pension, cut your wages, and settle for the life your great-grandparents had, America is not broke. Not by a long shot.
I've just received an email solicitation from Charles Chamberlain at DFA, asking that I contribute to help keep the ActBlue ad running in Wisconsin. ...
Unfortunately it's no shock that America's big insurance companies make huge amounts of money and then spend millions to own the Republican Party, which then protects their ability to make excessive profits and pay bloated CEO salaries.
There are many shoes yet to fall in this dramatic battle in Wisconsin. Will Papa Fitzgerald show for work in epaulettes? Will the governor start laying off 13,000 workers as promised, using real people with real lives as pawns in his political game?
In the House Republican budget proposal, large corporations that participated in the 2010 election are not being asked to give up a single tax loophole. This is not what American voters signed up for in 2010.