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Ohio Union Protests

Workers' Rights And The Public Good

Randi Weingarten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Randi Weingarten

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.

Amanda Terkel

John Boehner: Unions Have A 'Machine Gun' Pointed At 'The Heads Of Local Officials' | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) weighed in on the labor protests rocking the Midwest on Sunday, saying that the current system of co...

Bargaining Bans Don't End Deficits

Craig Crawford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Craig Crawford

To say the least, it is rather difficult to prove that ending collective bargaining, as is now proposed in Wisconsin, Ohio and elsewhere, offers any guarantee that states can close their budget gaps.

Teachings From My Father at the Ohio Protest

Jimmy Lepore Hagan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jimmy Lepore Hagan

With a deep-rooted belief in the potential for progressive change, my father embodies the antithesis of a millennial like me. However, the protests reconnected me to the complex workings of a radical 25-year legislator.