Tag Archives: Labor

“Black History Month Makes a Mockery of Black History”

By: Stacy M. Swimp   During “Black History Month” most people focus on Black America’s “heroes.” Stories are shared about the past, or what some call the “Black experience” in America. Unfortunately, Black History Month seems to have become a … Continue reading

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Are Cuts in Food Stamps The Best Starting Point in Reducing Federal Spending?

Food stamp benefits will be cut to more than 47 million Americans starting today.  While I support  entitlement reform which brings spending under control, I am adamantly opposed to cuts that focus solely on food stamps reduction, but do nothing … Continue reading

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Black Americans Especially Inclined to ‘Vote With Their Feet’ Against Forced Unionism

In the wake of Michigan’s stunning enactment of the 24th state Right to Work law this month, diehard proponents of compulsory unionism are now mounting a desperate bid to sow racial division over such legislation, which prohibits the firing of employees for … Continue reading

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Obama Strikes a Blow to Free Enterprise

By: Stacy Swimp On Wednesday, January 4, 2012, President Barack Obama used “recess appointments” to fill three vacant seats on the National Labor Relations Board ( http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/01/04/us-obama-labor-appointments-idUSTRE80321B20120104). Democrats Sharon Block and Richard Griffin and Republican Terence Flynn were the appointees. These appointments … Continue reading

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Michigan’s Freedom to Teach Proposal Should Go Further to Ensure Labor Freedom For All Workers

By Stacy M. Swimp http://1.usa.gov/gsB8It Michigan Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville, R-Monroe has, in a recent report, come out in favor of a proposed bill under which teachers would not be required to form a union as a condition of … Continue reading

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