Government Workers of the World Unite!
The Economist reports that the past thirty years have been dismal for the labor movements of the world. In the United States, just 7 percent of the private sector workforce belongs to a union today, down from a third in 1979. In Britain, the decline was similarly dramatic. Across the developed world, less than one in every five workers is still a union member. There | Read More »
Putting America to Work Hasn’t Worked
Infrastructure was among the cornerstones of President Barack Obama’s $787 billion stimulus bill which was enacted in February of last year to aid the economic recovery. Democrats promised historic investments in roads, bridges and railways which, in many states, had become victim of neglect. Eighteen months later, with midterm elections for Congress due to take place within a week, just how much progress had been | Read More »