I just watched this excellent interview of Michigan State Representative Brandon Dillon by Amy Goodman. It is well worth a look.
Paul Krugman wrote a short post for his New York Times blog over the weekend that discusses the phenomenon of re-shoring manufacturing jobs from Asia to the United States. I found the underlying vision depressing, if not dystopian. Instead of presenting a hopeful prospect of a robust, twenty-first century economy, conditions that promote re-shoring presage [...]
Americans have a short memory. Some argue that makes us great. For now it provides me with ongoing purpose and work. Today’s meme is the inequity of allowing public labor unions to collectively bargain, and a number of Tea Party GOP governors are supporting legislation that would strip those unions of their bargaining rights. These [...]