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Amazon is a Heavily Unionized Company- Why Not Make it More So?

The headline is supposed to evoke a “what the hell are you talking about?” reaction.  Most of us have heard or read about the hellish experience of non-union workers toiling away in Amazon’s warehouse fulfillment centers around the country.   The pay sucks, even if marginally better than most retail workers outside Costco, and the […]

Recent Freelance Policy Reports

  Networking the Green Economy 2011: How Broadband & Related Technologies Can Build a Green Economic Future.  (June 2011 )    Updated report sponsored by the Sierra Club, Blue-Green Alliance, Natural Resources Defense Council and the Communications Workers of America. How To Raise The Phone Bill Of The Average New Jersey Family: What S 2664 Will […]

PSN Policy Reports

State Job Creation Strategies for 2011(July 2010) Networking the Green Economy: How Broadband & Related Technologies Can Build a Green Economic Future (2010) The Anti-Immigrant Movement that Failed: Positive Integration Policies by States Still Far Outweigh Punitive Policies (2008) Building a Progressive Majority in the States: Policy Options for 2009 (2008) State Immigration Project: Policy […]

PSN Dispatches (Selected)

Selected policy posts from the Stateside Dispatch at Progressive States Network written between 2006 and 2010. Federal Recovery Efforts Saved 8.5 Million Jobs, Stopped Depression (Jul 29 2010) Supreme Court 2009-2010: Pro-Corporate, But Continued Trend Towards Deferral to State Authority (Jun 29 2010) Debating Federalism: Conservative False History and Hypocrisy vs. Progressive Collaborative Federalism (Jun […]

NetAction Microsoft Campaign

A series of reports and newsletters from 1997-1999 about the antitrust implications of Microsoft’s actions in the software world. The Origins and Future of Open Source Software(1999) – A NetAction white paper on open source software   Browser Update: One Year Later(5/98) The Future of E-Commerce(3/98)   Microsoft’s Threat to the  Online Financial Marketplace From Microsoft […]