A silver lining in this acrid campaign year could be the birth of a new movement to turn jobs of all kinds into public work -- to build cathedrals for our future, not remain content with walls which limit our imaginations.
It's important for Congress to understand proposals to restructure public sector pension plans would have national security implications, as changes to federal employee pensions will impact FBI Agents and other federal law enforcement officers.
Maine Governor Paul LePage has ordered state workers to remove from the state labor department a 36-foot mural depicting the state's labor history because it doesn't agree with his "pro-business goals."
New York City's budget crunch is the result of the recession brought on by excessive risk-taking on Wall Street and lax government regulation, not excessive spending or compensation for public workers.
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.