Posts tagged Pete Buttigieg

    Blame America’s Air Traffic Control System for Your Flight Delay

    March 16, 2023 // A Government Accountability Office study found that in countries that privatized, there are fewer delays and costs are lower. So why doesn't America privatize? Because our politicians get money from labor unions, who "advocate for keeping the same people in the same jobs," says Furchtgott-Roth. Another opponent is the private plane lobby. Under our current system, Congress makes sure that the big airlines, which you fly, subsidize private flights' air traffic fees.

    With campaign workers unionizing more often, former staffers recall effort on Pete Buttigieg campaign

    March 9, 2022 // Cedar Rapids-based International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 238 Secretary-Treasurer Jesse Case, who is currently helping to organize members of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, said the labor movement is pressuring candidates to improve the lives of their workers. Otherwise, he said, those candidates risk losing the union vote.