Let Them Eat Cake: As Hostess Workers Get Hurt, Bakery Union Bosses (& Their Kids) Do Well
Eighteen thousand Americans are now without jobs to put bread on their tables (pun intended). Yet, Frank Hurt will not be hurt in the least by the strike he led his members into taking, or the resulting unemployment of both his members, as well as other Hostess employees.
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Tags: Bakery Confectionery & Tobacco Workers
, Hostess Bankruptcy
, union bosses
, union hypocrisy
, Union Hypocrites
, union strike
Doing well by being a Congressman’s brother?
It’s amazing what they don’t mention in the news these days: Wind Capital Group, led by President Tom Carnahan, said Monday it has closed on financing for Missouri’s largest wind energy development. The lenders, led by Nord/LB, Bayern LB, Rabobank, Santander and Union Bank, are providing $240 million in debt facilities to support the construction and operation of the proposed Lost Creek Wind Project in | Read More »
The Party Guest that Nobody Invited
Briefly this morning, The more the New York Times talks about Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg [Author's note: there is some confusion about whether my use of her second surname connoted something or other, so I'll strike it here and leave it in the metatags.] and her attempt to muscle her way into Hillary Clinton’s senate seat in New York, the clearer it becomes just how big | Read More »