Public Pension Fearmongering a Proxy for Union-Busting

By: Wednesday October 13, 2010 1:15 pm

It’s fun to put these big numbers together and warn about impending doom, but let’s look at the facts. . . .


Under Dodd-Frank, Regulators Could Rein In Executive Pay at Financial Firms

By: Thursday August 19, 2010 3:10 pm

Zachary Goldfarb at Washington Post points to a little-noticed section of the Dodd-Frank financial reform law that regulators could use to set limits on executive pay packages at the largest financial firms. The section 956(a) rules would apply to any financial firm with over $1 billion in assets.

The War on Public Employees

By: Monday August 9, 2010 8:12 am

Public workers have the small amount of leverage they have because they can collectively bargain. Other industries that have no such protections are getting screwed on a daily basis – but right-wing ideologues who want to extend that leverage for management across all businesses blame the greedy union bosses because they don’t want to see actual retirement security spread to the masses.

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