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The coming shutdowns and showdowns: What’s really at stake

Robert Reich, professor of public policy | February 23, 2011

Wisconsin is in a showdown. Washington is headed for a government shutdown. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker won’t budge. He insists on delivering a knockout blow to public unions in his state (except for those, like the police, who supported his election). In DC, House Republicans won’t budge on the $61 billion cut they pushed through … Continue reading »