Did the stimulus work? Michael Linden looks at the facts and votes “Yes.”
The big banks *should* be restrained by Wall Street reform. That’s the point.
Occupy gets down into the details with a long, well-researched commentary on financial reform rules.
Michigan’s “emergency manager” law is even worse in practice than it sounds.
Speaking of Michigan: What Mitt Romney misunderstands about the auto-industry rescue.
Social safety net programs aren’t “expanding.”
Sorry, Rick Scott: Florida beats back privatization of prisons.
Also in Florida: Ethics bill dies in committee, called a “media-driven reaction to a non-problem.”
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton gets it: he calls out corporate front group ALEC as he vetoes bills they wrote.
Speaking of fighting ALEC-written state legislation, are anti-union bills in Arizona on the rocks?
Today in Milwaukee, President Obama notes a factory that’s “in-sourcing” jobs back to Wisconsin.
Finally, congratulations to Chris Johnson, Maine’s newest state Senator!
And one last belated link for your #unionvalentines list: Jenny Toomey sings “Unionbusting.”