Gabriel Arana is a senior editor at The American Prospect. His articles on gay rights, immigration, and media have appeared in publications including The New Republic, The Nation, Salon, The Advocate, and The Daily Beast.
Robert Kuttnersays there is a lot the administration can do without legislation:
What can government do about these trends? Some would say not much -- this is supposedly the verdict of the free market. With globalization, more than a billion workers in Asia are willing to perform jobs once done by Americans, at far lower wages. Yet this shift is better understood as globalization undermining the power of wage and salary workers, worldwide, to capture a fair share of what they produce.
On this week's podcast from The American Prospect, Paul Waldman, Ann Friedman, and Monica Potts talk about the end of the Iraq War, depressing poll numbers for Dems, and Glenn Beck’s quasi-religious rally on the National Mall.