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The wait is over

28 years I have waited and
today you are with me.
Lets see how it goes between us
Lets see how far we can go together in this world… 20 more words

Building Citizens In The Childminding Room

Last week I attended a Shift presentation at city hall, hosted in partnership with Women In Politics, to learn more about London’s rapid transit plans and to talk about the experiences of women using public transit. 1,049 more words

Cami Created Chaos: Reflections on the 2015 NPS Budget Hearing

In the nearly empty auditorium of Belmont-Runyon Elementary, Newark Public Schools district staff leisurely finished the setup for the evening’s public budget hearing. There were a sea of blue seats; walking in, you had your pick.There were almost more security guards than audience members, even when the meeting commenced. 1,147 more words

Newark Public Schools

Union workers to gather at spring training games in support of minor league ballplayers

According to a media release from the United Food and Commercial Workers’ union, members and allies will visit four different spring training venues this weekend to leaflet in support of minor league baseball players. 212 more words

MLB

Which Sides Are You On?

Americans are ambivalent about public unions.  In early industrial capitalism, all the power lay with employers. There were always more people seeking work than there were jobs, while state and local governments were there for the buying. 596 more words

The Economy

Wisconsin becomes the latest “right-to-work” state

On March 9th, Wisconsin passed right-to-work legislation banning collective bargaining agreements that require private-sector workers to pay labor fees. The law, which makes Wisconsin the 25th state to pass such legislation, becomes effective immediately. 127 more words

State Law Trends - Illinois

KIMBERLEY STRASSEL: The Campus Climate Crusade

Wall Street Journal: Liberal groups are out to sully the names of conservative professors and shut down programs funded by the Koch foundation.

Conservative thought on campus these days is rare, though for some it’s still not rare enough. 74 more words

Politics