Entries Tagged as 'Gov. Scott Walker'

Watching The Journal Cover The Presidential Campaign

July 21st, 2015 · No Comments · campaign finance reform, journalism, Koch brothers

By Arthur Alpert As an independent voter, I am watching the burgeoning 2016 presidential campaign without great enthusiasm. When the major parties name their standard-bearers, I’ll have to choose the lesser corporate evil. It’s great fun, though, watching the Albuquerque Journal – political machine in newspaper costume – cover the campaign. And the best part […]

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Blackout of Wisconsin Recall Story Ends

April 3rd, 2012 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Arthur Alpert The Albuquerque Journal’s long darkness is over. You will remember that – despite major demonstrations – Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker succeeded last year in weakening public employee unions’ collective bargaining rights. The Journal published lots of stories on Walker’s attack on organized labor. Then the unions and their allies stormed back and […]

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