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The Commonwealth Foundation Is Scared

The wildcat teacher strikes taking place across the country have brought new attention to what many teachers have been saying for years; teachers are devalued, underpaid, and have faced a decades long war on their profession through austerity politics and organizations funded by anti-union billionaires determined to bust their unions. The strikes have resulted in concrete victories for not just teachers, bus drivers, school cooks, but also a decisive shift in public opinion and a stronger resolve for public sector labor unions as they face down a Supreme Court decision that could do great damage to working families.The teacher...

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The Commonwealth Foundation Brings the Alt-Right to Harrisburg

The alt-right is coming to Pennsylvania thanks to the Commonwealth Foundation, Scott Wagner’s gubernatorial campaign, the Pennsylvania Manufacturing Association and a handful of others. The Pennsylvania Leadership Conference will be the conduit for this. The conference was originally a gathering for the grassroots of the conservative movement. Today however, a new level of extremism, rife with connections to white supremacists neo-Nazis, and extremist elements will be prominently featured at the conference. These individuals have exploited racism, sexism, and homophobia for political gain. All of this will converge in Harrisburg over the weekend of April 6.The Commonwealth Foundation has long...

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Birds of a Feather Flock Together: Meet the Cardinal Institute

The #55Strong West Virginia teachers’ strike captured the nation’s attention unlike any other labor strike in recent history over the last few weeks. Despite its long history of union power, West Virginia is an anti-worker state having recently enacted anti-union laws that make it harder to organize and collectively bargain contracts. None of this stopped teachers from coming together and winning better working conditions for themselves and all public employees. The billionaire funded front groups who have been leading the charge against them were shook.PA Spotlight has written extensively about the Commonwealth Foundation, the Pennsylvania affiliate of the State...

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WatchDog? More like Lap Dog.

Next time you see posts populating #PAPolitics or #PAGov from WatchDog.Org, remember they are actually just the biased media lapdogs paid to push out misleading analysis from the Commonwealth Foundation.

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