Posts tagged "American Federation of State"

Guess where most of the "dark" campaign money comes from?

If you said sneaky right wing nuts, the “1 percent” (i.e. superrich Americans) or corporate powerhouses, you’d be wrong. The biggest hunk of money came from Planned Parenthood Action Fund Inc., yeah them, the abortion industry. The second biggest chunk came from our friends at American  Federation of  State,  County  and  Municipal Employees. Interestingly, the bulk of the... Read more »

Public-sector unions still don't get it

This analysis in Governing states and localities ezen makes an interesting point: Instead of continuing to pour money into the Democratic party, unions should be concentrating a greater effort on organizing. It notes a dramatic drop in union membership in the private sector, something the author believes is a bad sign because we need unions. He... Read more »
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