eLiberal - ADA's Blog on Politics & Public Policy
The largest trade deal in history isn’t really about trade.
In 1840, President William Henry Harrison said in a speech that “All the measures of the government are directed to the purpose of making the rich richer and the poor poorer”. If President Harrison were alive today, he just may have been discussing the Trans-Pacific Partnership, better known as the TPP (if it’s known at all).
Scott Walker’s Freeloaders’ Freebie law
What’s with the industrial heartland of the old Northwest? Governors Scott Walker and Bruce Rauner are taking their stand as stalwart defenders of freeloaders, joining Michigan and Indiana as “Right to Work” states. Let’s review some history, which goes a long way to explain why the income of working people has stagnated over the past 40 years, while the 1% have prospered.
Grassroots Efforts Will Overturn Citizens United
This last week ADA Iowa Organizer Chris Schwartz along with Tracy Leone, an Organizer for the Iowa Federation of Labor and members of the Quad City Next Up Young Workers Group met to organize the Quad City area in preparation of the respective counties and cities to introduce resolutions calling for a constitutional amendment to overturn the US Supreme Court's Citizens United v. Federal Election Committee ruling.
More Blog Posts