Late Night Video — Unions Are Needed

Filed in National by on January 28, 2013

Awesome rant by this MSNBC commentator (with the cringeworthy name of) Krystal Ball. She reminds us that one of the things not touched on in President Obama’s inaugural speech was the health of unions, and reminds us that the war on unions coincides with the stagnation of American wages. This video is about 1.5 minutes long:


And just like that, I find Kevin Drum pointing to a Bloomberg piece comparing us to Canada. Be sure to take a good look at the comparison of income inequality between US and Canada:

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  1. bamboozer says:

    Unions are the best friend democracy ever had and will be again, this was not a “rant” but a statement of fact. The Republicans war on unions is a war on all the working people of America, even if many of us are to dumb to know it.

  2. PainesMe says:

    Oh yeah, I knew Krystal Ball sounded familiar…

    She always seemed to be articulate and smart; just caught in an unfortunate digital era with un-erasable memories for such antics.