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Unions representing government workers are gaining numbers

...teachers union."The basic structure of the labor union movement has changed, reflecting changes in the economy," said Ross Baker, a political science professor at Rutgers University. "Manufacturing is a diminishing segment of the economy. Also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-04/unions-representing-govern
Hail mediocrity

...most successful politicians, you'd think they were lay-about high school dropouts or shade tree mechanics." -- Ross Baker, Rutgers University professor of political science, in U.S. News & World Report regarding the less than spectacular...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/06/edi_286333.shtml
Editorials
Obama plans eclipsing New Deal spending

...6 billion more in U.S. loans beyond what they received in January. Rutgers University political science professor Ross Baker said, "There is a degree of skepticism involved. Not surprisingly, people are wary of some very expensive proposals...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/02/22/bus_512204.shtml
Business
Social Security crisis looms

...Security, Medicare and Medicaid. The raucous health care debate is "a bad omen for any change in social policy," said Ross Baker, a political scientist at Rutgers University who's also a former Senate aide. "People seem to be very fearful of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/08/16/fin_544435.shtml
Finance
Political surprise may be in store

...conspiracy buffs suggest Mr. bin Laden already has been captured and will be produced just before the Nov. 2 election. But Ross Baker, a political science professor at Rutgers University, said the administration risks a backlash. "Producing a high-level...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/03/met_430273.shtml
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