News From: National Politics

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 12, 2015

APWU on Postal Service: "A manufactured crisis."

On April 12th postal workers took to the streets to shine a light on an issue that many people didnt know existed. The issue is that there is no issue, and the US Postal Service is outsourcing good...

by Daniel Hinton | on Mar 24, 2015

Main Event: In This Corner, the NLRB!

The Republican-controlled House of Representatives voted last week to block new NLRB union election rules, defying Pres. Obama's threat to veto such a congressional motion. ...

by Brian Young | on Mar 21, 2015

You Go Gary

Our former Congressman Gary Ackerman, weighed in on Republican's efforts to undermine our President.  We have to say Way to go Gary! This is what he wrote in Newsday:They saw who was elected...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 12, 2015

Can't get TPP without the TPA

What the hell are we talking about. In a nutshell, the job killing Trans Pacific Partnership is impossible to pass without the grease provided by the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA).  Some house...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 08, 2015

Send good jobs to Malaysia, then sue OSHA?

This week, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts)  led a group of progressive senators to fight back against the massive secretive corporate giveaway known as the Trans Pacific Partnership (...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 14, 2015

Staples really sucks, firing all their part timers?

So right-wing anti American online rag The Political Insider is blasting our President for calling out Staples Stores on their culture of corporate greed.  Staples informed their part-time...

by Press and Media | on Jan 22, 2015

Trans-Pacific Partnership Threatens Jobs and Wages

"How this Effect Us"Trans-Pacific Partnership means the U.S. will be sending jobs normally available in our country to over seas corporations. There have been 2.7 million jobs lost...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 01, 2014

Our Congress is full of monkeys

After a long stint of political paralysis, Congress recently decided to put forth some action, however this action has only left us disgusted.  Hitting the papers this past week, we were greeted...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 31, 2014

LIBN Column: Trans-Pacific Partnership a shame

They’re calling it NAFTA on steroids.The Trans-Pacific Partnership free-trade agreement can change the way America does business for decades to come. The Obama administration crafted this pact...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 27, 2014

What's the NLRB?

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) enforces the National Labor Relations Act, the principal law safeguarding your right to organize to improve your working conditions, whether or not you are...

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