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Roger Bybee: Boeing Holds Jobs Hostage in Two-Pronged Fight With State Government and Machinists

MONDAY NOV 25, 2013 7:00 AM Boeing Holds Jobs Hostage in Two-Pronged Fight With State Government and Machinists BY ROGER BYBEE Boeing has threatened to move the production of the 777X airliner, a hotly anticipated variant of the 777, out of Washington state. (Boeing Dreamscape / Wikimedia Commons)   For much of the last few years, Read more…

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Roger Bybee: Off the Rails: How Rail De-Regulation Doomed Town

THURSDAY SEP 19, 2013 11:16 PM Off the Rails: How a Lack of Oversight Doomed Lac-Megantic BY ROGER BYBEE Firefighters inspect the smoldering wreckage of a freighter carrying crude oil that derailed into Lac-Megantic, Quebec. (François Laplante-Delagrave / AFP / Getty)   When a runaway train slammed into the small Quebec town of Lac-Megantic in July, Read more…

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Roger Bybee: Off the Rails: How Rail De-Regulation Doomed Town

THURSDAY SEP 19, 2013 11:16 PM Off the Rails: How a Lack of Oversight Doomed Lac-Megantic BY ROGER BYBEE Firefighters inspect the smoldering wreckage of a freighter carrying crude oil that derailed into Lac-Megantic, Quebec. (François Laplante-Delagrave / AFP / Getty)   When a runaway train slammed into the small Quebec town of Lac-Megantic in July, Read more…

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Roger Bybee: Four Decades After the First 9-11 in Chile

Four Decades After the First 9-11 in Chile By Roger Bybee PDF Version Printer Friendly Version October 2013 Change Text Size a- | A+ September 11 marked, as we were endlessly reminded, the 12th anniversary of the profoundly shocking Al Qaeda attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon that engulfed the U.S. and the world in grief over Read more…

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Roger Bybee: Corporate, GOP Intransigence

Corporate GOP Intransigence  And Democrats' Craven Passivity By Roger Bybee PDF Version Printer Friendly Version July 2013 Vote as Content of Week Change Text Size a- | A+ One of Dr. Martin Luther King’s most memorable and inspiring statements—“The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice”—increasingly seems like a desperate hope for tens of millions Read more…

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Roger Bybee: Dancin’ in the Suites

   Print   Dancin' in the Suites? September 2013 By Roger Bybee  Roger Bybee's ZSpace Page  In 1964, “Dancin’ in the Streets”—Martha and the Vandellas slyly subversive hit recorded at Detroit’s Motown Records—topped the charts and Detroit was known as the Paris of the Midwest. After serving as America’s Arsenal of Democracy during WWII with its Read more…

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Roger Bybee: Insourcing Trend Strictly A Myth

Insourcing Trend Strictly A Myth By Roger Bybee PDF Version Printer Friendly Version March 2013 Vote as Content of Week Change Text Size a- | A+ The cover of Atlantic magazine’s December issue boldly assures America: “Comeback: Why The Future of Industry Is In America,” with the headlines pronounced against a backdrop bearing the glossy sheen of a brand-new American-made product. Read more…

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Roger Bybee: States get taken for a ride on corporate subsidies

States Need to Stop Giving Subsidies to Corporations 11 By Roger Bybee, December 9, 2012 Corporations are playing states for fools. Across the nation, states are now pouring more than $80 billion in subsidies and tax breaks annually to corporations in a futile and counter-productive effort to retain and attract corporate investments in the name Read more…

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Roger Bybee: The War on Wages

The War On Wages By Roger Bybee PDF Version Printer Friendly Version December 2012 Vote as Content of Week Change Text Size a- | A+ Mitt Romney, who helped build his massive fortune by serving as a “pioneer” in offshoring family-sustaining jobs to low-wage sweatshops in China, proclaimed that his campaign was actually dedicated “to the man from Waukesha, Wisconsin [who] used to Read more…

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Roger Bybee: CEOs Say Slash Safety Net at Bottom of Fiscal Cliff

Home › CEOs Say Slash Safety Net at Bottom of Fiscal Cliff   2   By Roger Bybee, December 4, 2012 If you’ve been wondering who is behind the hysteria about the “fiscal cliff,” meet the Fix the Debt coalition of 95 CEOs of major firms. Fix the Debt calls upon Americans for “shared sacrifice” in order to Read more…

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