Author Archives: Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman

2012’s civil liberties apocalypse has already happened

In case you missed it, President Barack Obama has signed a death knell for the Bill of Rights. It’s a hell of a way to begin a year many believe will mark the end of the world. Continue reading

Has America’s stolen election process finally hit prime time?

It took two stolen US presidential elections and the prospect of another one coming up in 2012. Continue reading

Can we transform labor’s Buckeye victory into a new era of election protection?

The crushing defeat Ohio’s working people dealt 1% politicians this month has critical implications for a whole other issue—election protection. Continue reading

The Ohio Republican Party is poised to steal the 2012 vote in Ohio

The Ohio Republican Party is poised to steal the 2012 vote in Ohio. Unlike 2004, this time it will be legal. Governor John Kasich signed the bill, HB 194, July 1. Continue reading

Ohio GOP sends a stealth death notice to public college teachers’ unions

An obscure clause that was slipped into Ohio’s infamous anti-union Senate Bill 5 may spell the end of collective bargaining for the state’s public college teachers. Continue reading

Corporate union busters draw first blood in Ohio

The national corporate campaign to destroy America’s public sector unions has drawn first blood in Ohio. Continue reading

Fighting the 5 fascisms in Wisconsin and Ohio

The escalating confrontations in Wisconsin and Ohio are ultimately about preventing the United States from becoming a full-on fascist state. Continue reading