To preserve gems like Lake Tahoe, many came to believe, individual rights must be overridden and local governments stripped of powers. And so the bi-state Tahoe Compact and TRPA came to be. But, this is far from the only option; numerous, viable alternatives exist.
The Nevada State Education Association is shifting it from a service model to one of militant-style advocacy.
Money isn’t the real problem with K-12 public education. Albert Shanker, the longtime president of the national American Federation of Teachers, frequently — despite his union job — felt compelled to tell the truth. For the first time, NPRI put its message in a wholly cartoon format, publishing a slideshow explaining Shanker’s important comments.
LAS VEGAS — For the second time in a year, a Las Vegas resort-industry union — this time the powerful Culinary Union Local 226 — has been found guilty of violating federal labor law with threats and attempts to intimidate non-union workers on the Strip.
Albert Shanker, the late president of the American Federation of Teachers union, explained the fundamental problem with public schools: Without competition, there’s no incentive for schools to improve.
For every ribbon-cutting held to announce a government-chosen “winner,” there are numerous government-created losers in the shadows.
During the Summer of 2009, Senator Reid pledged, “If you like the health care you have, you can keep it” eight times while speaking on the Senate floor.