Recently, Republicans openly displayed their contempt for CEO decision-making. They ridiculed executives who encouraged their workforce to unionize and sued to stop companies from remaining neutral during union organizing campaigns.
For years the GOP fought all attempts to provide health insurance to 47 million uninsured Americans without it. Now GOPers are outraged a website is making it difficult for Americans to buy insurance!
Underfunded OSHA can’t effectively shield workers or whistleblowers. It’s a soleless safety boot – fine on the surface but not serving its purpose. As a result, it’s not safe at work and not safe reporting dangers at work.
Republicans wounded their party with their failed gambit to defund the ACA. But what’s worse is worse is they bloodied the economy. At a time when millions are struggling to find work, the Republican hostage taking depressed growth and killed jobs
The GOP threw the Keep-Your-Hands-Off-My-Medicare Tea Partiers under the bus. And the guy who shoved first was Tea Party darling Paul Ryan who proposed that House Republicans forget about defunding the Affordable Care Act and cut Medicare instead.
President Obama should counter with demands of his own, demands that Republicans approve legislation Democrats want but didn’t get passed through the normal, democratic, majority-rule process, like single payer health insurance, Medicare for all.
High among the duties of Congress as listed in the U.S. Constitution is paying the government’s bills. House Republicans are shirking their sworn duty by both shuttering government and threatening default.
A cult of the selfish is relentlessly assailing the value of American community. Denying food to the hungry, chemo to the cancer-stricken? That is not American. That is what ruthless dictators do. That is not how Americans treat each other.
Capitalist theory asserts that CEOs rise to the top based on merit and moxey and deserve million dollar pay packages. Turns out, though, capitalism doesn’t really work that way. In the real world, CEOs rise to the top based on cronyism and corruption
Creating parks and fighting fires are manifestation of community. Communities are unions of people and a union of people is greater than the sum of its members. That’s why labor unions succeed in securing decent wages and benefits for workers.
FreedomWorks is urging low-wage young people to rise up and forego all the advantages of government-subsidized health insurance in order to defend their freedom to be uninsured.
Saturday began Congress’ traditional five-week, late-summer sojourn during which members engage in the customary sipping of mint juleps, kissing of fat cat donors and, oh yeah, jawing with select constituents. […]
Barack Obama said in a speech last week that America should invest in itself and build out from the middle class. His ideas so frighten Republicans that they’re threatening to wreck the U.S. economy.
Wall Street held itself a big fat profit party last week. The nation’s six largest banks reported $23 billion in profits. That’s for one quarter – three months. Pop the […]
The GOP must really love the character that Lucille Ball created in the 1950s show “I Love Lucy.
The conduct of the New York State Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) in rehabilitating the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge can only be described as anti-American. The MTA plans to send $235.7 million of […]