Archive for September 26th, 2018

September 26th, 2018 - 11:06 pm § in Politics

Do unions help workers get higher wages?

It’s practically an article of faith that union jobs pay better. Do they? This graph (from Nate Silver’s “538” blog, based on BLS data) indicates they do. (Note: Public sector wages average more because of higher educational requirements and steady work schedules; most govern[...]

September 26th, 2018 - 8:40 am § in Misc.

Kavanaugh as a legal thug

I oppose Brett Kavanaugh because he has been a professional legal thug for the far right of the GOP.   Today we have the latest accusation against Brett Kavanaugh … that he was part of a gang of boys who got girls drunk and then assaulted them.  I do not know if this accusation is […][...]

September 26th, 2018 - 12:13 am § in Misc.