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VIDEO: Great Push-Back Moment

May 07, 2012 By Tom Niemisto, Video Production Specialist

One key to strengthening the Minnesota economy is maintaining a robust, well-educated workforce in a safe marketplace. Yet conservative attacks this session have moved to dismantle workers' rights, disenfranchise voters, and divert to distractions.

Progressive columnist and author John Nichols looks to Wisconsin's recent labor battles as a model for other states to fight for a fair and equitable economy where everyone can succeed.


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  • Robert Nepper says:

    May 8, 2012 at 10:11 am

    Income levels between public and private jobs have drifted far apart with the transfer of so many private sector jobs offshore.

    This issue as destroyed private sector union power, so to regain some semblance of balance, public unions must be reined in. It’s as simple as that

  • Bruce Kittilson says:

    May 8, 2012 at 11:03 am

    Yes, Robert.  We don’t want to lose the race to the bottom.