walker http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/9717/all en Big Business Is 'Slavery' Even at $40.5 Million http://mrc.org/commentary/big-business-slavery-even-405-million <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>It's hard not to feel sorry for the union men. The media say they are underpaid and overworked. It's something we can all relate to. They are upset when management wants them to work longer hours or take a cut in pay. Their job is dangerous and painful, defending the very ground they walk on. And, after all, it's cold outside and all they have are their fur coats, fans and groupies to keep them warm.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/commentary/big-business-slavery-even-405-million" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary MRC Business peterson Unions walker Wed, 16 Mar 2011 19:08:00 +0000 admin 29999 at http://mrc.org Networks Stand with Wisconsin Unions, Ignore $1-3 Trillion Pension Deficit for Five Days http://mrc.org/articles/networks-stand-wisconsin-unions-ignore-1-3-trillion-pension-deficit-five-days <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>For roughly a week, a battle has been raging in Madison, Wis. Evening news programs on the three broadcast networks framed these as "citizen uprisings" over pay cuts and "eliminating unions' collective bargaining powers to negotiate wages and benefits."</p> <br /> <p>Reporters also portrayed this as a national union issue, but mostly failed to point out the national problem of pension underfunding.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/networks-stand-wisconsin-unions-ignore-1-3-trillion-pension-deficit-five-days" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Government Labor Media Taxes AFSCME battle benefits Budget Cato chrisedwards cost national networks pensions public ScottWalker state taxpayers Teachers trillion Union Unions walker Wisconsin workers Wed, 23 Feb 2011 20:05:00 +0000 admin 27537 at http://mrc.org Excitement for MSNBC's Ron Reagan Jr. Speaking at Dem Convention --7/13/2004 http://mrc.org/biasalerts/excitement-msnbcs-ron-reagan-jr-speaking-dem-convention-7132004 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/brent-baker">Brent Baker</a> </div> </div> </div> <div> <table border="0" cellpadding="5" width="98%"> <tr> <td width="98%" valign="top"> <p> <b><font face="Arial"> <br /> </font> </b><b>1.</b> <a href="#1"><b>Excitement for MSNBC's Ron Reagan Speaking at Dem Convention </b></a></p></td></tr></table></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/excitement-msnbcs-ron-reagan-jr-speaking-dem-convention-7132004" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division convention couric matthews reagan walker Tue, 13 Jul 2004 04:00:00 +0000 33476 at http://mrc.org CyberAlert -- 12/26/2001 -- Brokaw Chided Ted Olson Over Wife's Book http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cyberalert-12262001-brokaw-chided-ted-olson-over-wifes-book <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/brent-baker">Brent Baker</a> </div> </div> </div> <div> <table border="0" cellspacing="1" width="80%"> <tr> <td width="50%"><a href="http://www.mrc.org/printer/cyberalerts/2001/cyb20011226pf.asp"><img border="0" src="http://www.mrc.org/images/printfriendly.jpg" alt="Printer Friendly Version" align="left" /></a></td> <td width="50%"></td> </tr> </table> </div> <div> <table border="0" cellpadding="5" width="98%"> <tr> <td width="98%" valign="top"> <p>Jennings Cited "Root Causes"; Brokaw Chided Ted Olson Over Wife's Book</p></td></tr></table></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cyberalert-12262001-brokaw-chided-ted-olson-over-wifes-book" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Brokaw pelton people respect walker Wed, 26 Dec 2001 05:00:00 +0000 32905 at http://mrc.org CyberAlert -- 12/19/2001 -- Worried About Walker's Rights http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cyberalert-12192001-worried-about-walkers-rights <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/brent-baker">Brent Baker</a> </div> </div> </div> <div> <table border="0" cellspacing="1" width="80%"> <tr> <td width="50%"><a href="http://www.mrc.org/printer/cyberalerts/2001/cyb20011219pf.asp"><img border="0" src="http://www.mrc.org/images/printfriendly.jpg" alt="Printer Friendly Version" align="left" /></a></td> <td width="50%"></td> </tr> </table> </div> <div> <table border="0" cellpadding="5" width="98%"> <tr> <td width="98%" valign="top"> <p>Worried About Walker's Rights; Journalists Suddenly Concerned About Ri</p></td></tr></table></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cyberalert-12192001-worried-about-walkers-rights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division american december rivera thomas walker Wed, 19 Dec 2001 05:00:00 +0000 32903 at http://mrc.org