Workers Walkout for Wages

Ideas and Issues

June 21, 2021 New Orleans     The silent strike of lower-wage workers doing the math on minimal pay versus unemployment plus stimulus payments continues, but, importantly, a record number of workers are also walking off their jobs looking for greener pastures.  It’s hard for conservatives to make their case that labor shortages are due to …

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Devil in Details Over Immigration Reform Prospects

Immigration Reform National Politics

Shreveport     If the devil is in the details, vagueness about the specifics of the proposal on real immigration reform may be hell itself. President Obama, speaking in Las Vegas, had it both ways.  He both encouraged quick action, threw roses to both the Republican and Democratic efforts, and repeated his “principles” for reform, but also …

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