• JULY 23, 2014

    Union Dues Fund SuperPAC Spending Binge

    A new $2 million political TV ad campaign represents the first foray of "SuperPAC" spending into Pennsylvania. And taxpayers are forced to pay for this political spending.

  • JULY 18, 2014

    Is There a Pension Crisis?

    It makes it easier to say that "there isn't a pension crisis" when you completely ignore a dramatic increase of more than $2 billions in public school pension costs.  Unfortunately, that pension crisis is only going to get worse.

JANUARY 08, 2013
StudentsFirst & Education Reform
Ashley DeMauro from StudentsFirst is back to talk seniority reform, teacher evaluations, school transparency, and charter school reform.

DECEMBER 19, 2013
StudentsFirst & School Performance Profiles
Ashley DeMauro from StudentsFirst discusses the new school performance profiles and how they can empower parents and students.

NOVEMBER 07, 2013
The Unintended Consequences of Labor Policy
Economics Professor Matthew Rousu discusses minimum wage, prevailing wage, right-to-work, and dues deduction in a wide-ranging interview.

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OCTOBER 22, 2013

Teachers on Union Exploitation Part 2
Teachers Keith and Julie are back in part 2 our our conversation on how union dues fund political causes despite union leaders' claims to the contrary.

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