Verizon Borrows Money To Pay Stockholders And Executives While Demanding Givebacks From Unions
Verizon as a case study of what’s wrong with our economy, part 5 It’s a math problem, instantly recognizable by anybody who’s tried to balance a family budget lately. But it’s also a morality problem. Here’s the thing: Verizon reports annual income of $54,287 per employee. BUT This past February, … Continue reading
Community Activists and Union Members Urge Nashua Board To Reconsider Privatization Vote
Last night over 150 people came out in support of the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees union who are urging the Nashua Board of Education to reverse their decision to end the contract with the current custodians to opt for a private contractor. Prior to the meeting, … Continue reading
The Political Left & Right Agree On One Thing, Ending Money In Politics
80% of Republicans, 83% of Democrats disagree that “corporations and unions may spend unlimited amounts on political causes.” The New Hampshire Rebellion is praising a newly released Bloomberg poll that shows, 78% disagree with the Supreme Court ruling on the Citizens United case allowing “corporations and unions” to spend unlimited … Continue reading
American Family Voices Campaign To Unite Progressives On Economic Agenda
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Sen. Sherrod Brown, Rep. Raul Grijalva, progressive movement advocates, and business leaders make the argument for a progressive economic agenda. Washington, D.C. — Today, American Family Voices is launching a new campaign uniting progressive politicians, movement advocates, and socially conscious business … Continue reading
Here We Go Again, Another Government Shutdown.
Are we really going to do this again? In 2013, we as a country endured the 16 day government shutdown that cost taxpayers $24 billion dollars. Tea Party extremists led by Senator Ted Cruz shutdown the government in a feeble attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act. “No party or … Continue reading
Granite State Rumblings: NH’s Child Poverty Rate Is Still Too High
New data released by the Census Bureau on September 17th show that poverty remains stubbornly high. In New Hampshire, 9.2 percent of people were poor in 2014 – roughly the same as in 2013 when 8.7 percent were poor. The child poverty rate rose, with 13 percent of New Hampshire … Continue reading
National COSH and Local Groups Join Nationwide Fight – backed by Jon Stewart – for 9/11 Survivors and Responders
More Than 72,000 Nationwide Could Lose Benefits, Medical Aid if Congress Fails to Act 2,000+ at Risk in Florida, but Presidential Candidate Marco Rubio Has Not Signed on to Bipartisan Bill PHILADELPHIA – The National Council for Occupational Safety and Health (National COSH) and local safety and health groups across … Continue reading
Seeking NH Women for Building Trades Pre-Apprenticeship
Manchester, NH – Building Pathways New Hampshire, a program bringing women into high-skill, high-pay union construction careers has launched recruitment of un- and under-employed NH women for its 5-week, hands-on pre-apprenticeship which will run in Manchester from Nov 9 – Dec 11 and has commitments from NH unions to place … Continue reading
As A Progressive I am Leaning Toward Senator Sanders And Here Is Why
I am also deeply concerned that Congress is moving us in the wrong direction. They are opposing every idea we put forward that is a time tested solution to fixing our broken economy and lifting the wages of millions of hungry families.
I find myself being drawn to Senator Bernie Sanders more and more.