Given the fragility of our economic recovery, I feel compelled to speak out in opposition to well meaning, but potentially disastrous, suggestions for having government tell a private company how to enhance the quality of its output.
On Friday the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals will be the epicenter of the two-year battle between the NFL and its players. Both sides appreciate the gravity of this proceeding, filing lengthy legal briefs championing their respective positions.
The real American game has always been business, played for centuries with winners and losers along the way. The National Basketball Association has repeatedly claimed that it is a loser at this market contest.
The complaint that the National Labor Relations Board issued against the Boeing Company on April 20th has touched off a storm of comment and controversy, much of it wrong. We need to get past rhetoric and look at what the case is really about.
It's no surprise that Republicans are up to their old games. Having successfully blocked efforts to strengthen the right of workers to organize, they now want to stop workers from learning their rights too.
A series of rules have been proposed recently by the NLRB that improve the rights of workers on the job. The rule changes by the NLRB have been hailed by organized labor as great triumphs that will promote the right to organize.
After being in office for 14 months President Obama is finally choosing to begin to govern the country. Today, for example, he finally decided it would be a good idea to put a few people into vacant offices.