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A union embrace of Occupy represents the beginning of a change in the approach that teamsters will use in collective bargaining in the future. A memo from the AFL-CIO last week suggests that unions will usurp the message of the 99 percent in future communications with members, employers and voters to further grow the Occupy movement.
President Barack Obama wants the Federal government to be thrifty during the tough economic times that the U.S. is currently in, and despite a call for agencies to cut back on promotional items, he is about to set off on an expensive Asian tour.
Among Democrats, the number of those who described themselves as liberal grew from 35 to 37 percent, a fact researchers attribute to moderates and conservatives who once identified with some Democratic values feeling largely disenfranchised in recent years.
Labor unions are celebrating one of their biggest victories in decades, as a law that curbed collective bargaining rights in Ohio was overturned.
For years, State and local governments have used the Emergency Alert System [EAS] to notify the public of weather and other emergencies on a local scale, but today’s test will represent for the first time the Federal government’s ability to jam all State, local and national airwaves.
Former President Bill Clinton said in an interview published Monday that he believes Republicans are banking on history as the 2012 elections draw near: putting a large part of their electoral focus on the fact that no modern President has been elected to a second term with jobless rates as high as they are now.
A growing trend in law enforcement has police officers wearing on-uniform video cameras to capture encounters with the public from the officer’s point of view. The cameras have already been fully implemented in departments in Cincinnati and Oakland, Calif., as well as Bainbridge Island, Wash., where they were initially tested.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) accused President Barack Obama of hoping that the deficit-reduction supercommittee fails for political reasons.
Under fire for lying to Congress about the “Fast and Furious” gun-walking scandal, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder revealed exactly what was behind the government’s policy that resulted in the government letting guns flow into Mexico.