Plan B as in Bernie?

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By BERRY CRAIG Is it possible that even die-hard Hillary Clinton Democrats might end up grudgingly grateful for Bernie Sanders? She’s still the all-but-certain presidential nominee. But he could be the party’s Plan B if it turns out there’s really … Continue reading →

What companies are shunning Kentucky because we’re not a ‘right to work’ state?

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By BERRY CRAIG “Right to work” boosters keep claiming a slew of companies are shunning Kentucky because we’re not RTW. But I’ve yet to see RTW advocates name any of those companies in newspaper stories and opinion columns or on … Continue reading →

Mum’s the word about RTW from Bevin, Simpson-bound German firm

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By BERRY CRAIG Fritz Winter North America LP, a German-owned automotive parts maker, is set to open a $193.7 million foundry and factory in Simpson County. Simpson is one of a dozen Kentucky counties that passed “right to work” ordinances. … Continue reading →

More good news for Kentucky, more bad news for Bevin and his union-busting buddies

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By BERRY CRAIG Here’s more good news for Kentucky and more bad news for Gov. Matt Bevin and his union-busting buddies at that Crabgrass Institute, or whatever they call it, in Bowling Green. Bevin and the folks at Crabgrass claim … Continue reading →

College: A Debt Trap?

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Are student loans a debtors’ prison? Mother Jones A ProPublica analysis based on new data from the US Department of Education shows that students from low-income families graduate from NYU saddled with huge federal loans. The school’s Pell Grant recipients—students … Continue reading →