Opposites Attract: Punching In

Rebel Alliance, the First: The AFL-CIO and AARP team up to push transparency between doctors and patients.

Rebel Alliance, the Second: Could the AFL-CIO and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce team up to advocate a path to citizenship?

NYC bus strike kicks off to fight privatization.

Related: What the NYC bus strike can teach us about “austerity.”

Understatement of the year: “Snyder has made Michigan different, not better.”

Ohio’s Medicaid expansion will cost less than previously thought.

Related: Ohio Senate Democrats announce priority legislation.

Yay! Walmart is hiring veterans. Oh wait, they are hiring them to Walmart.

Key Quote: “You’re still subject to all the crap that comes from working for Walmart.”

This is not a headline you want to see your name in. (By our count, that’s #RickScottFail #70.)

Finally: A song in honor of the AFL-CIO and U.S. Chamber’s possible collaboration on immigration.