Walmart and Walker: Always Low Wages

What do Walmart and Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker have in common? They talk pay raises in public while cheating their workers of pay.

Richard Berman Misleads on Restaurant Opposition to Higher Wages

Spinmeister Richard Berman sinks to a new low in his fight against the minimum wage.

Back to ALEC, Back to (Private) School

I recently headed back to where the school privatization push all began--the American Legislative Exchange Council.

Jeb Bush Hits Up Hedge Funds in the Hamptons

Bush's Super PAC is raising big bucks from hedge fund managers in the Hamptons.

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There is a "sucker punch" aspect of this entire episode, that has been used in the past, that makes it doubly despicable. The now dead open records issue was so completely outrageous and unexpected that it served its intended purpose – to draw attention away from the many other very contentious and controversial aspects of this budget. And that was exactly what Walker and the majority Republicans wanted to happen.

--Jay Heck, Common Cause in Wisconsin

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