This past week, I had the privilege and honor to attend the biennial Maine AFL-CIO Committee on Political Action (COPE) Convention in Auburn. As noted by Cynthia Phinney, President of the Executive Board, the upcoming election in November will again be one where the attack on workers and unions will be unrelenting. 1,440 more words
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A few days ago, I saw Noah Smith’s piece on free trade and why opening up with China may have yielded some undesirable results. In essence, his argument is that labor market adjustments have been slow. 574 more words
And he’s not even Irish!
Church, meet state (and its handmaiden Labor). You’re gonna make a lovely couple. And the public unions will be the collective best man.