Federal Appeals Court Restricts Workers’ Rights

Under the New Deal’s landmark National Labor Relations Act it became illegal for an employer to punish organizers for trying to form a union (though they often still do). In unionized workplaces, the law requires employers and unions to bargain in good faith (though they often do not). Yet under a recent court ruling, workers don’t have the right to be informed of these rights…. read more

America’s Infrastructure Gets a D+

If there ever was a time to invest in a New New Deal, this is it. Our airports, roads, bridges, dams, parks, schools, and water lines are falling apart. The American Society of Civil Engineers annually issues a report card on the condition of our nation’s infrastructure. This year the nation’s engineers gave America a D+. … read more