New Orleans You honestly can’t find too many more conservative outfits than the American Enterprise Institute, so when it’s president, Arthur C. Brooks, issues an upbraiding to his fellow Republicans on the op-ed pages of the nation’s premier conservative mouthpiece, The Wall Street Journal, it almost gives a fella hope. Almost, anyway! And, when he [...]
New Orleans Spencer Ante and the Journal continue their curious, and in many ways deceptive, campaign against the FCC’s lifeline telephone program, which allow the poor to have basic access to a telephone for less than $10 a month for emergency messages and a limited number of texts and calls. The company’s’ providing the service [...]
New Orleans Some eighty-eight (88) Walmart workers have walked out of 25 odd stores around the country according to the UFCW and its Walmart organizing project director, Dan Schladerman. The Times, Wall Street Journal, and other parts of the financial press have played the worker action as a strike and as the first [...]
New York City To see George Shultz, a former US Secretary of Labor, Treasury, and State and Madeleine Albright, a former UN Ambassador and US Secretary of State, co-sign an op-ed piece in the Wall Street Journal as a last gasp move to prevent the Bangladesh Government’s takeover of the path breaking micro-lending [...]
Union members, left, wearing head bands saying 'Unity Fight,' at negotiations with Hyundai in Ulsan, Korea.
New Orleans Yes, Walter Reuther, the great, visionary, charismatic, progressive, and disciplined labor leader of the United Auto Workers (UAW) in the United States is alive and well and leading an auto workers union, but his name is Moon [...]
Hawala in Minneapolis, St. Paul
New Orleans ACORN International’s Remittance Justice Campaign has begun to pick up steam. A private member’s bill to cap rates has now been introduced in Queen’s Park for the Ontario provincial government. Similar efforts are being pushed in British Columbia and later this year legislators have committed to introducing [...]