Wisconsin Protests

The Takeaway

Ohio Senate Passes Union Bill

Thursday, March 03, 2011

Ohio’s Senate voted 17 to 16 in favor of a controversial bill that would effectively end collective bargaining rights for public sector workers. This is the first step towards passage of the bill — a political move that could impact similar battles playing out in Wisconsin and Indiana. Unions called the vote the biggest blow to public sector workers in more than 25 years. We talk with Bill Cohen, State House reporter for Ohio Public Radio who was in the Senate chamber when the vote came down yesterday.

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The Mix: This Is What Democracy Looks Like

Friday, February 25, 2011

It's A Free Country's The Mix, where we take some of the notable clips and other voices found on WNYC this week and mix 'em up. Voices are in bold, connections are in italics.


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All for One? The Relationship of Public and Private Unions

Friday, February 25, 2011

Unions represent workers, and there are upsides and downsides to that.

Dean Baker, co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research on The Brian Lehrer Show.

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