The liberal center has collapsed: Appeasement by public sector unions in Oregon and California

The liberal center has folded.  Anyone who had any illusions about Democrats and a politics of resistance, you can forget it.  The issue that faced both Governor Jerry Brown of California and Governor Kitzhaber of Oregon was the same: whether to tax the rich of both states to offset the state deficits caused by the […]

What can you do to help the workers and fight-back against ‘capital‘s' assault on labor in Wisconsin? Rallies planned all over the country

We cannot let the capitalist class win in Wisconsin.  Teachers have agreed to return to work, due to Fox News and other corporate media outlets that have created the image in the minds of many that teachers are overpaid thugs who have abandoned their students when in fact they are currently giving their students the […]

Wisconsin: Little known asset stripping provision included in the governor's onerous bill — Energy plants to be sold to private interests - Koch Brothers launch Website

Have you heard about 16.896?  From http://rortybomb.wordpress.com/ The fight in Wisconsin is over Governor Walker’s 144-page Budget Repair Bill. The parts everyone is focusing on have to do with the right to collectively bargain being stripped from public sector unions (except for the unions that supported Walker running for Governor). Focusing on this misses a large part […]

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker: Funded by the Koch Bros.

— By Andy Kroll Fri Feb. 18, 2011 From: Larry Miller’s blog: http://millermps.wordpress.com/2011/02/20/money-behind-walker-every-wisconsinite-should-know-who-the-koch-brothers-are/ Wisconsin Republican Governor Scott Walker, whose bill to kill collective bargaining rights for public-sector unions has caused an uproar among state employees, might not be where he is today without the Koch brothers. Charles and David Koch are conservative titans of industry […]

Reactionary Governor Walker of Wisconsin declares war on working people and kids

‘Austerity’ is the word used by those in power to make it sound like we are all in this ‘budget crisis’ together, when in fact it is the ruling oligarchs of this nation, the banksters and their coin-operated politicians, that created the crisis that now threatens to bring working people to their knees. However tens […]