GOP War on Labor Goes Federal; Bill Will Hamper Unions’ Ability to Strike, Organize

By: Thursday March 24, 2011 2:31 pm

Buried in the law to reform welfare programs, House Republicans have added a provision to make it more difficult for union members to strike. From ThinkProgress: Much of the bill is based upon verifying that those who receive food stamps benefits are meeting the federal requirements for doing so. However, one section buried deep within [...]

See Scott Run, See Scott Beg: Without Public Financing, Candidates Need to Please the Rich

By: Monday March 7, 2011 8:33 pm

Think Progress caught something you rarely see on tape, but it is prevalent in our political culture–it is a politician directly begging a billionaire one-on-one for money.  Here is Sen. Scott Brown telling David Koch how helpful the thousands he funneled into his last race were and how he would like some more this time. [...]

Calling Accounting to Account: The Abortion Funding Debate and the Chamber of Commerce’s Foreign Money

By: Tuesday October 12, 2010 2:05 pm

The Chamber of Commerce gets money from foreign citizens and foreign corporations for their general fund. From their general fund, the Chamber of Commerce spends millions on ads to influence our democracy–this we know thanks to Think Progress. The Chamber of Commerce claims that they have a system in place to prevent foreign money from [...]

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