August 6th, 2020 | 17 mins 58 secs
big labor, conservative, culture, fight for $15, foundations, labor unions, law, left, liberal, libertarian, minimum wage, politics, pro act, progressive, right, unions
In this episode: If it walks like a labor union, talks like a labor union, acts like a labor union, and is funded by labor unions is it a labor union? That is the question our guest Max Nelson, Director of labor policy at the Freedom Foundation, is asking about Working Washington. A Service Employees International Union front group active in the state of Washington. Freedom Foundation, alongside the Center for Union Facts, filed a complaint with the Department of Labor. They asked the labor department to regulate Working Washington as a labor union because it advocates for changes in workers’ wages, hours, and conditions of employment while taking over fifteen and a half million dollars from labor unions.
March 14th, 2019 | 7 mins 21 secs
afl-cio, aoc, bias, bipartisan, common sense, corruption, education, education reform, federal, federal investigation, green new deal, ivy league, labor unions, left, marijuana, ocazio-cortez, reform, right, scandal, teachers unions, unions, universities
A major federal investigation finds evidence of corruption in the admissions to the institutions which define America’s ruling caste, a counterintuitive finding shows education reform isn’t the right-left battle teacher unions and their stooges portray it as, and I agree with the American Federation of Labor on something.
November 29th, 2018 | 7 mins 37 secs
amalgamated bank, andy stern, beto o’rourke, big labor, civil asset forfeiture, democracy alliance, democratic coalition against trump, draft beto, foundation for moral law, influence watch, institute for justice, judicial watch, keith mestrich, labor unions, nathan lerner, pacs, political action committee, scam pac, scam pacs, seiu, service employees international union, southern poverty law center, timbs v. indiana
A repeat creator of dubious “Scam PACs” makes one to “draft” failed U.S. Senate candidate Robert Francis O’Rourke, strange political bedfellows define a Supreme Court case on property rights, and Big Labor’s bank makes bank banking for Democrats.
May 17th, 2018 | 42 mins 18 secs
afl-cio, amazon, big labor, business, card check, city officials, cronyism, government, head tax, independent contractor, influence watch, jobs, labor council, labor unions, left-wing, neutrality agreements, progress alliance of washington, real change, seattle, seiu, seiu 775nw, special interests, taxes, transit riders union, union loophole, unions
Local unions regularly manipulate their cronies in government to enact unfair policies for their own benefit. We detail such union scams across the country, with a special focus on a local union supported “head tax” preventing Amazon from expanding in Seattle.
April 26th, 2018 | 39 mins 20 secs
acorn, afl-cio, andrew cuomo, ballot line, bill de blasio, communications workers of america, cynthia nixon, democrat, democratic party, labor unions, local 1, local 32bj, make the road new york, movement for black lives, new york, new york communities for change, new york state, retail wholesale department store union, seiu, united federation of teachers, working families organization, working families party
New York's Governor Andrew Cuomo got a shock when the left-wing Working Families Party, important in his previous election, instead endorsed his primary opponent actress Cynthia Nixon. This race is representative of the splits riling the modern Left.
April 19th, 2018 | 41 mins 14 secs
al iacobelli, alliance of automobile manufacturers, automobiles, cafe, car, car buyers, carmakers, cars, chrysler, detroit, environmental protection agency, environmentalists, eta, fiat chrysler, ford, fuel economy, fuel mileage, general motors, gm, honda, labor unions, manufacturer, nafta, natural resources defense council, sierra club, suv, uaw, union of concerned scientists, united auto workers
Environmentalists, labor unions, and other activists are working together to make driving your car more expensive. And the corrupt United Auto Workers sells out their workers in exchange for bribes from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles executives.
March 1st, 2018 | 44 mins 26 secs
afscme, conservative, constitution, first amendment, free speech, labor unions, legal, libertarian, mark janus, mark mix, national right to work, politics, right to work, supreme court, union dues, unions
Special guest Mark Mix (National Right To Work) discusses the vital Supreme Court case Janus v. AFSCME and his organization's role in it.