They don’t have to care

By Larry Sand
Despite what union leaders say, competition makes everything better. A 1995 interview with the late Apple founder Steve Jobs has just resurfaced and is available on YouTube. While the interview, conducted by Computerworld’s Daniel Morrow, went on for 75 minutes, the 3:42 Jobs spent talking about education is memorable. The Silicon Valley visionary knew as...

TAGS: Alex Caputo-Pearl, American Federation of Teachers, Apple, EdChoice, free market, Greg Forster, Larry Sand, monopoly, National Education Association, Randi Weingarten, teachers union

Union Threatens to Block Apple, Inc. “Spaceship” with Environmental Lawsuit

By Kevin Dayton
Perhaps the Service Employees International Union-United Service Workers West deserves grudging praise and respect for refusing to bow to American idols. Few groups have the gumption to challenge or criticize Apple, Inc., one of America’s most admired corporations. Apple generally gets away with commercial activity that the Left would slam relentlessly if practiced by other...

TAGS: Apple, California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), Greenmail, Service Employees International Union- United Service Workers West

Revised List of Union Actions in 2013 Under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)

By Kevin Dayton
California State Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg is still talking about changes to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) as the legislature works through its last two weeks in session in 2013. His vehicle for CEQA amendments – Senate Bill 731 – is still alive. It contains language that would supposedly help developers of urban...

TAGS: Apple, California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), CEQA Reform, Darrell Steinberg, New Sacramento Kings Arena, Project Labor Agreements, Service Employees International Union- United Service Workers West

Steve Jobs vs. Wall St. Whiners and Teachers Unions

By Larry Sand
Steve Jobs knew how to create wealth. The parasitic Wall Street protesters and teachers unions want to destroy it. There are many theories as to who is orchestrating the “Occupy Wall Street” protests – known in some circles as “Kamp Alinsky” and “Kamp Kvetch” – in lower Manhattan and elsewhere throughout our country. George Soros?...

TAGS: American Federation of Teachers, Apple, capitalism, Michael Mulgrew, Occupy Wall Street, Randi Weingarten, teachers unions, United Federation of Teachers