Republican Anti-worker Perversions in Wake of Wisconsin Anti-Union Laws

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New Orleans    A year ago new Governor Scott Walker led the Wisconsin legislature in a bitter, highly contentious and contested, battle to attack public employee unionization.  The headlines a year later focus on labor’s efforts to recall the government.  What happened to the workers in Wisconsin in the face of these new laws?  Short answer:  nothing …

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Big Money Buying Elections as Republicans Uniting on Anti-Union Animus

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 New Orleans    Billionaire Vegas and global casino mogul Sheldon Adelson’s 11th hour $5 million contribution to a Super PAC to try to save Newt Gingrich’s campaign for the Republican nomination for US President should become a case study in the influence peddling now allowed by the Supreme Court’s Citizen United decision.  Any pretense that politicians …

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