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December 01, 2017

One step closer to protecting workers’ rights

After 40 years of garnishing worker paychecks under the authority of Abood v. Detroit Board of Education, the coercion must end. It's about time the unions started thinking about how to offer value to workers. ...

March 29, 2016

Teachers’ constitutional rights: out with a whimper

I wrote about today’s Supreme Court affirmance-by-tie-vote in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association for Forbes.com.  The bottom line is that today’s decision is a profound disappointment to non-union public employees who were this close to prevailing over the unions’ ability to garnish their wages for politicking in the g ...

November 25, 2015

Science or politics? Scientists dispute whether Great Lakes' wolves should be delisted

Last week, 26 scientists submitted a letter to the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service arguing that Gray wolves in the Great Lakes region are no longer endangered under the Endangered Species Act. This week, 29 other scientists published an open letter opposing any change to the species’ status. Ordinarily, a dispute between scientists like this ...

April 06, 2010

Thomas Sowell on race and politics

Author: Joshua Thompson The wonderful Thomas Sowell, has a four-part series titled,  "Race and Politics," over at Creators.com.  I find Sowell to be one of the most insightful authors on race in America.  I highly reccommend all four posts.  Here is an excerpt from part 2: Not only the media ...