Trump Takes Steps to Ease Firing of Federal Workers

May 25, 2018

The American Federation of Government Employees immediately criticized the moves as an attempt by Trump to strip federal employees of their right to representation in the workplace. The union said it represents 700,000 workers […]

American Prospect: Trump Moves to Gut the Post Office

April 16, 2018

“The Amazon spat is a cover for the formal unveiling of a long-wished right-wing project to destroy the post office and have private industry take over its infrastructure, which taxpayers funded,” writes David Dayen in The American Prospect. […]

The Hill: Trump 2020 Campaign Must Prioritize Union Vote

April 1, 2018

“With campaign surrogates starting their rounds from New Hampshire to Iowa, the clock is already ticking on the 2020 race for the White House,” writes Darren Bearson in The Hill. “Union households have voted for Democrats in outsized numbers […]

NYT: How to Think About Corporate Tax Cuts

March 30, 2018

“In the short run, giving more money to corporations helps only the owners of corporations,” writes Justin Wolfers in The New York Times. “The benefits trickle down to workers over many years, as tax cuts first increase investment, eventually […]

Kahlenberg: The Bobby Kennedy Pathway

March 16, 2018

“After the 2016 election, many progressives were furious to learn that 22 percent of the working-class whites who once supported President Barack Obama voted for Donald Trump,” writes Richard Kahlenberg in The New York Times. “How could the same people back two political figures with such diametrically […]

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