October 28, 2011
Denying that there is a class war or refusing to take sides in it doesn’t make it go away.
Should any worker still think Thom Tillis and the Republican majority in our state legislature are looking out for his or her interests, this puts the lie to that notion. Tillis says his party will push to enshrine North Carolina’s right to work for less status in the state constitution, and he doesn’t even pretend the move is about protecting workers.
On Wednesday, Senate Republicans in Wisconsin used a procedural trick to pass their union-busting bill without having a quorum. “Governor Scott Walker and his Wisconsin senate Republicans have laid bare the motives for their coup d’etat,” says Robert Reich.
“The nation’s billionaires are on the warpath” On December 6th, after a deal to extend Bush-era millionaire tax cuts was announced, Independent Senator from Vermont, Bernie Sanders, took to the floor of the U.S. Senate to explain that there is an ongoing war in this country: “There is a war going on in this country, […]
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