Michael Paarlberg

Michael Paarlberg is a writer for the Washington City Paper and the author of the recent Center for American Progress report, Making Contracting Work for the United States

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Saturday, October 27, 2012 - 12:20pm
Can the Company Fire You for the Way You Vote?
So many stories of employers pressuring their workers to vote for Romney have come out that you might think workplace intimidation was invented just for this election.
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Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - 3:12pm
The Chicago Strike Is Typical of American Politicians' War on Teachers
The Chicago teachers' strike is barely a day old, and the teacher-bashing is already well underway with great gusto.
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Friday, July 27, 2012 - 1:40pm
Caterpillar Strike: In the US, It's Open Season on Unions
"A rising tide lifts all boats," goes the old adage. It's a dubious promise: pay no attention to yawning income gaps, say the cruise ships to the dinghies, we're all getting paid. But the same ebbs and flows don't apply to everyone.
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