Newly Unionized Slate Staff Votes to Strike

December 11, 2018

Bloomberg News reports that Slate employees voted 52 to 1 in favor of a strike and have begun considering when workers will walk out. A spokesman for the union told Bloomberg that the rules mandating optional union fees at the left-leaning blog […]

EPI: Against the Grain; A Case for Aluminum Tariffs

December 11, 2018

“One and a half years ago, the US primary aluminum industry was hanging on by a thread,” writes Robert Scott in The Economic Policy Institute. “Between 2010 and 2017, 18 of 23 domestic aluminum smelters shut down, eliminating roughly 13,000 good domestic jobs. In 2016, there were three aluminum refineries […]

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