Category Archives: public policy

Labor to Focus on Contractors, Sick Leave in Legislature this Year

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(APN) ATLANTA — Merit pay for teachers, contract workers, minimum wage, and sick leave are all issues that labor groups will be working on during 2016 while the legislature is in session.   Mayor of Clarkston Ted Terry, who also serves as the State Campaign Director of Georgia chapter of the American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), spoke […]

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Book Review: Dollar Democracy by Peter Mathews

(APN) ATLANTA — Dollar Democracy, a new book by Prof. Peter Mathews, examines the role of campaign contributions from wealthy individuals and corporations in subverting the democratic process; and in creating public policy that favors the wealthy and corporations over working people. ¬†Mathews is a Professor of Political Science at Cypress College in Cypress, California, in north Orange County; and […]

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