Transparency: Bad News for Big Labor?

If AFL-CIO chief John Sweeney considers the defection of the Teamsters and Service Employees International Union a “grievous insult,” he’d better hold on. Even bigger news may be coming, thanks to revised federal rules requiring unions to be far more...

“The Patriot Act” vs. Freedom

Ask a journalist about the Patriot Act, and the response may strike you as overly suspicious or even paranoid. But those who have submitted a Freedom of Information Act request to a federal agency know better. Consider FOIA requestor Robert Todd, who recently asked...