For the first time in America, the number of people out of work exceeds the number of people working in manufacturing. Alliance for American Manufacturing warns that if manufacturing stays gone from the U.S. that the high tech jobs will follow.
Imagine waking up to learn that you are no longer recognized as a citizen of the country in which you were born -- the only country you have ever called home. This inconceivable scenario has become a reality for tens of thousands of Dominicans.
I think Weingarten is positioning AFT to be the key in the AFL-CIO endorsement of Cuomo for Democratic candidate for president. Sure, he's playing coy with the press for now by not openly declaring his candidacy, but stay tuned. I think it's Coming To A Theater Near You.
This week we witnessed another administrative change to the ACA. The new ruling does nothing to address the problems Obamacare creates for people in non-profit self-funded plans, like the millions currently covered under Taft-Hartley coverage.
By pretending that it is the countries where emissions occur which are the problem, rather than the consumers whose products require the pollution, both the EU and the United States have concealed their real failure to shift their economies to lower carbon consumption.
In his State of the Union address tonight, President Obama has a very straightforward opportunity to help end the mindset that got us into war, by talking about the necessity of providing the funding to care for the veterans from a decade of war.
Yesterday was the one-year anniversary of the Michigan's governor signing into law "Right to Work" under the promises that it would make Michigan more competitive, attract new companies and give employees more options.
The U.S. cannot afford much more of this amateur-hour policymaking. The costs to our economy are too great. It is time for a bipartisan agreement to make the necessary long-term investments in transportation systems and infrastructure.
The shutdown is the story of the moment. But there are also other real things going on in the real world that have huge consequences for, yes, real people -- and the media shouldn't ignore those other stories.
It's no surprise that Warren's speech has drawn fire from the right. What is surprising is the weakness of the conservative response, which, in turn, demonstrates the air-tight case Warren has made about the pro-corporate trend at the Supreme Court.