this small planet – The Death of Organized Labor

Last January, newly elected Wisconsin Governor shocked voters by introducing a harsh union busting bill in the state house, cynically calling it the “budget repair bill” to make up deficits made worse by recent state tax cuts.  What surprised everyone, including his supporters, was that Walker didn’t campaign on this issue.  The ensuing weeks-long battle […]

It Is Always The Right Day To Fight For A Better Texas

The photo above is from a rally held at our Texas State Capitol yesterday. Thousands of concerned Texans marched to oppose the brutal State of Texas budget being considered by the Texas Legislature. The Texas budget is in a shortfall because of the recession, and because of poor tax policy and public policy decisions made in […]