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  • Zev Yaroslavsky praises Bernard Parks as a "lone wolf" trying to keep L.A. solvent

     
    As public employee unions neared the $1 million mark in their effort to defeat City Councilman Bernard Parks, Los Angeles County Supervisors Gloria Molina and Zev Yaroslavsky and former supervisor Yvonne Burke urged 8th District voters to discount the...
  • Michael Moore shows up in Wisconsin

     
    Since he got his start in movies lamenting the decline of union influence and the widening divide between CEOs and employees over 20 years ago, it was only a matter of time before Michael Moore showed up in Wisconsin to help rally unionized state...
  • Teachers unions plan rallies to “stop the attack on teachers”

     
    UPDATE: In case you missed it, here is colleague Dave Weber's story on yesterday's event  in Seminole. It was attended by some 60 teachers. Local teachers unions from around Florida are holding rallies this week and next to protest what they view as...
  • Fl chamber attacks “Wisconsin-style” protests, and teachers union criticizes “false” allegations

     
    Yesterday, the Florida Chamber of Commerce started running radio ads that criticized “government unions” for making power grabs by protesting outside three Central Florida lawmakers' offices. Apparently, the ad referred to, among others,...
  • '30 Rock' dream of Bill Clinton appearing in its 100th episode dashed

     
    Bill Clinton's camp turned down an invitation to appear on the 100th episode of "30 Rock." Apparently, the decision was made for the former president without his input....
  • Workers protest Thrasher union bill

     
    Union members from across the state traveled to Tallahassee Monday to protest a bill that would strip politically powerful unions of their strength by barring payroll deduction for union dues and prohibiting those dollars from being used for political...
  • HBO's 'Veep' gets off to promising start in Baltimore

     
    “Veep,” the big-name, much-buzzed-about HBO pilot starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus, wrapped filming Saturday after six days in and around Baltimore. The producers, who include Louis-Dreyfus, cultural critic Frank Rich and writer-director Armando...
  • Session Day 1: Protests and pledges

     
    Thousands of protesters gathered in cities across Florida on Tuesday to speak out against deep spending cuts and other actions promised by Republican lawmakers as the Florida Legislature opened its 2011 session. From Tallahassee to Fort Lauderdale, public...
  • Chicago's Clarence Darrow on the death penalty

     
    Famed Chicago attorney Clarence Darrow (1857-1938) will be honored Sunday, the anniversary of his death, at 10 a..m. at the Darrow Bridge in Jackson Park. A wreath will be tossed on the waters where his ashes were strewn and attendees......
  • L.A. City Elections: Parks declares victory, but Hogan-Rowles will not concede

     
    Los Angeles City Councilman Bernard C. Parks declared victory early Wednesday after results showed him narrowly avoiding a runoff by less than 1 percentage point in unofficial tallies. But his chief opponent, Forescee Hogan-Rowles, said she would not...
  • Budget Update -- With Reaction From Lawmakers.

     
    College Students, Schoolchildren And State Employees ... ... will bear the brunt of much of the cuts in Corbett's first budget proposal as the Republican looks to close a $4 billion budget deficit without raising taxes. Ripping a page from......
  • L.A. Council election: Parks pulls off narrow victory

     
    Withstanding heavy opposition from organized labor, incumbent Los Angeles City Councilman Bernard C. Parks held on early Wednesday to avoid a runoff and win reelection outright, narrowly defeating challenger Forescee Hogan-Rowles and a third contender who...