Roger Bybee

Roger Bybee is a Milwaukee-based freelance writer and progressive publicity consultant whose work has appeared in numerous national publications and websites, including Z magazine, Common Dreams, Dollars & Sense, Yes!, The Progressive, Multinational Monitor, The American Prospect and Foreign Policy in Focus.

Articles by this author

Views
Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Memo to Labor Movement: Follow UE’s Lead and Fight Corporate Outsourcing
This Saturday's “One Nation” rally in Washington, D.C.—organized initially by the AFL-CIO and NAACP—has been badly needed to outline a bold program to re-generate hope and activism among people worn down by today’s terrible economy. But what will labor folks be asked to do once they get back to their hometowns after the rally? With the AFL-CIO finally applying some “street heat” in the nation’s capital, will labor’s leaders also recognize the need for ongoing mass protests at the local level?
Read more
News
Friday, September 17, 2010
Chorus of Progressive Economists: Govt. Must Spur Demand to End Recession
Largely oblivious to the reality among working families grappling with unemployment, wage cuts, and trying to avoid foreclosures, conservative politicians (mostly GOP, but also a considerable number of Democrats) are building momentum for an assault on federal budget deficits by slashing government spending.
Read more
News
Wednesday, August 11, 2010
Obama Puts Faith in Private-Sector, as Corporate America Goes on Investment Strike
Each day, President Obama and his surrogates spread out across the land, singing the praises of the "private sector" job growth for which they desperately hope. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is even proclaiming that the "recovery" is actually advancing much more rapidly than the eye can see.
Read more
Views
Friday, June 11, 2010
An Ugly Jobs Report, and a Complacent Congress
When will the White House push for real job creation? As if the spread of oil across the Gulf of Mexico was not sufficiently disastrous, the nation's latest job report contained some very bad news.
Read more
Views
Tuesday, April 25, 2006
Immigration Flood Unleashed by NAFTA's Disastrous Impact on Mexican Economy
The recent ferment on immigration policy has been so narrow that it has excluded the real issue: family-sustaining wages for workers both north and south of the border. The role of the North American Free Trade Agreement and misnamed 'free trade' has been scarcely mentioned in the increasingly...
Read more

Pages