Wall Street created the fiscal crisis, not unions →
wilwheaton: According to the Wisconsin Department of Revenue, two-thirds of corporations in the state pay no taxes, and the share of corporate tax revenue funding state operations has fallen by half since 1981. Emphasis mine. This isn’t right. This assault on the middle and working class is un-American, and it infuriates me. I’m ready for a revolution.
Union is the Measure
There’s a word in the very first line of the Constitution of the United States that describes the instrument through which freedom is held. It’s a term for people acting in concert to secure their liberty and hold those rights against any opponent. That word is union. From its founding, the story of this nation has been the story of union. It is the story of two centuries spent...
Disaster Capitalism is alive and well. The Nation’s Chris Hayes laid out very plainly why the protests in Wisconsin matter. This move by Gov. Scott Walker is one of a series of power grabs by Republicans with the intent of achieving some of their long time goals; destroying unions and the middle class and getting rid of our public education system. And as Chris noted, it’s a...
I stole this from some guy I’m not even friends with on Facebook. Joe gets up at 6 a.m. and fills his coffeepot with water to prepare his morning coffee. The water is clean and good because some tree-hugging liberal fought for minimum water-quality standards. With his first swallow of water, he takes his daily medication. His medications are safe to take because some stupid commie...
Inside the Swedish subway system →