The nice lady behind the table wonders if I might have an ID card I can show her. She's only asking, not demanding. She's certainly not requiring. Req...
Workers' rights are a women's issue. The public employees Governor Walker and his minions are targeting are teachers, local government workers, health and home care attendants. These are all predominantly female industries.
On August 9, Fred Clark will face Luther Olsen in what many believe will be the pivotal Recall Election that could give Democrats the majority in the Wisconsin State Senate.
With several states around the country undercutting workers' rights and passing anti-collective bargaining laws, AFL-CIO has come out swinging on many fronts, including the comedic one.
Perhaps President Abraham Lincoln's famous words of hope for a "... government of the people, by the people, for the people..." will yet ring true again -- with a little help from Russ Feingold and his growing movement.
The ongoing war on workers' rights is an assault on the middle class, and it is undermining the American economy. The American economy can't get out of neutral until American workers have more money in their pockets to buy what they produce.
The government should stop its immigrant witch hunt and start focusing on real solutions. What we need is verification of workplace safety and effective enforcement of wage and hour laws.
Two investigations show the governor has wasted excess tax dollars on high-priced consultants to replace cheaper engineers that were lost to budget cuts and has proposed to spend billions on highway boondoggles that make no sense for Wisconsin.
A dozen or so leading citizens, backed by local and national philanthropy, put Illinois on this path to becoming a national leader in education reform.
Fred Risser is a veteran Wisconsin State Senator. Actually he is the longest serving state legislator in American political history. Bald and bearde...
This does not strike me as consistent with the teachings of Jesus Christ. Of the many Bible passages that come to mind: "Whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me."
It's "Beat the Recall" Days! We might be losing our majority, but we're not losing our nerve! In fact, we're working 24/7 to clear out all our remaining stock of legislation before we have to close our doors for good!
The people of Wisconsin owe many thanks to the crowds of a hundred thousand that thronged the state capital at Madison... and to the countless volunteers who took up the challenge.
There is a lot of valuable news and analysis that flows into my inbox in the course of a day. I'm starting a new feature where regularly I will share...
Despite their desire to contribute to this country's greatness, Millennials may be the first generation in decades to face worse economic prospects than our parents and even grandparents.
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker will be among friends today when he testifies before the House Oversight Committee. Nearly half the Republican committee members receive funding from the notorious union-busters, Charles and David Koch.