October 25, 2012
How we went in ten years from a projected record surplus to record deficits is a desperately needed reality check during an overheated election season.
Gangs are bad, m’kay? Except in the United States Senate, where they get to determine the future (un)happiness of the American people. The self-titled “Gang of Six” has a plan to raise the debt ceiling, and working families and retirees are once again being told to sacrifice their retirement, their health care, and their future prosperity so major corporations and rich people can pay less.
The North Carolina State AFL-CIO is the largest association of local unions and union councils in North Carolina, representing over one-hundred and forty-thousand union members, fighting for good jobs, safe workplaces, workers’ rights, consumer protections, and quality public services on behalf of ALL working people.