The Wheels On the Bus Go On Strike: Punching In

New York City school bus drivers of ATU Local 1811 call for a strike Wednesday.

Why? The decision is “essentially about children’s safety.”

Sign the petition to Mayor Bloomberg’s office.

File under “good use of your time” – Koch-backed ALEC teams up with the NRA to fight gun buyback programs.

Related: Minnesota bill would force more disclosure from ALEC and similar groups.

Also: Tea Party group FreedomWorks isn’t dead. They are still fighting workers’ rights in the states.

GOP is holding the debt ceiling hostage over unspecified cuts. But the AFL-CIO is very clear about what its members want.

What would Jesus want? A better roadmap to citizenship, say some evangelical groups.

Actor Danny Glover stands up for workers’ rights at Mississippi Nissan plant.

Remembering Aaron Swartz (1987-2013).

Finally: Cartoon of the Day.