Ohio voters reject Republican-backed union limits

ShareThis Ohio voters reject Republican-backed union limits 08 Nov 2011 The state’s new collective bargaining law was defeated Tuesday after an expensive union-backed campaign that pitted firefighters, police officers and teachers against the Republican establishment [and an expensive Koch brothers'/Faux News-backed camgaign]. In a political blow to GOP Gov. John Kasich, voters handily rejected the […]

Obama extends support for protesters

ShareThis Obama extends support for protesters 16 Oct 2011 Barack Obama, the US president, offered more support for protesters against the global financial system after a weekend of demonstrations in cities around the world, but called on them not to “demonise” those who worked on Wall Street. On Sunday, Mr Obama honoured Martin Luther King […]