Entries from Pat Cleary.com tagged with 'democracy'

Sen. Blanche Lincoln a 'No' on Card Check

Dealing what is likely a death blow to the anti-democracy card check bill as we know it, Sen. Blanche Lincoln (D-AR) has announced she will stand with the forces of democracy and not support the card check bill, according to...

On Card Check, DiFi 'On the Fence'?

That's what Glenn Thrush is happily reporting on his blog over at The Politico, i.e., that Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) a co-sponsor of the anti-democracy card check bill last time around, has maybe come to her senses and has decided...

On Card Check, A Compromise?

Props to Alec MacGillis of the WaPo, who's doing a pretty good job of covering the card check story. Here's an update from about an hour ago on a story that ran this a.m., that Costco, Starbucks and Whole Foods...

Card Check Update: It's the Democracy, Stupid!

Thanks to Jim Gray for supplying lots of fodder these days. Here are two good ones: -- Bad news for labor: Only 9% of non-union workers want to join a union. Just think about how many current union members would...

Card Check Raises Issues of Democracy

Interesting article on card check in today's WaPo by Alec MacGillis, who's doing his level best to cover a very unfamiliar issue, ties the issue of card check to "Broader Capitalism Issues," per the headline. But in fact, the card...

Big Shockeroo: EFCA Sponsors Get Lots of Union $$

Here's another -- more accurate -- story from The Politico today, noting that the two main sponsors of the card check bill -- Rep. George Miller (D-CA) and Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA) -- have received a combined $3.5 million in...

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