Northern Reflections: Another Take On Wisconsin

Scott Walker’s victory in Wisconsin was not good for unions — in the United States, or here in Canada. And, as Canadian journalist Tony Burman writes: This was a campaign that was bought and sold like a piece of meat, the latest shameful unraveling of once-proud American democratic traditions. In fabled, progressive Wisconsin, this election ...

Northern Reflections: An Ill Wind

There is a chill in the air this morning. When Scott Walker kept his job last night, it became more difficult for unionized workers  — public and private — to keep theirs. There are two sets of numbers everyone should keep in mind. The first number is  52 % — the same number that won ...