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Gov. Jerry Brown’s Terrorizing Tactic

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Ann Robertson and Bill Leumer

Ann Robertson and Bill Leumer Current political developments in California highlight the gaping chasm that divides the established political process — which is routinely mislabeled as “democratic” — with the positions embraced by the vast majority of Californians. Unfortunately, California is to the United States as Greece is to Europe: both are fiscal basket cases. California has […]

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West Coast Unions Cave In to Democrats

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Shamus Cooke

The big public sector unions of California and Oregon had their courage examined recently — both were found lacking. The unions backed down from a challenge from their respective Democratic governors, before any fight could be waged. The issue at stake was whether to tax the rich of both states to offset the state deficits caused by […]

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The Unions, the Millionaires Tax, and the Road to Success

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Ann Robertson and Bill Leumer

Ann Robertson and Bill Leumer This winter the California Federation of Teachers (CFT) sent tremors of hope through its ranks by announcing it was going to spearhead an attempt to place an initiative on the California ballot — appropriately called the “Millionaires Tax” — that would raise taxes only on millionaires (3 percent on those […]

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Why do CTA’s leaders oppose taxing millionaires to fund education and essential services?

Workers Action

California Federation of Teacher’s response to falsehoods about the Millionaires Tax. We regret that the California Teachers Association (CTA) leadership has issued a flier filled with misinformation about the Millionaires Tax to its members and the public. This effort to confuse and mislead is a grave disservice to everyone seeking new revenues for schools and […]

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Support the Millionaires Tax!

Workers Action

“CFT is proud to be standing side by side with you here today, and proud to be working with a statewide alliance of community and union partners to promote the Millionaires Tax for the November 2012 ballot. The Millionaires Tax will raise taxes only on the wealthiest Californians, people who make more than a million […]

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