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Urgent Action! Commonwealth Foundation Admits HB 1507’s Intent Is To Destroy Unions

In April of 2013, we published a story on our website which focused on a fundraising letter sent out by the Commonwealth Foundation.  The letter announced, and sought donations to support, a new campaign which they called “Project Goliath,” which promises to “finally take down” and “slay” labor unions in Pennsylvania. Read More

Fight Back! Commonwealth Foundation Launches ‘Project Goliath’ Taking Aim At Workers

Last week, The Nation published a story about Pennsylvania’s Commonwealth Foundation, and a sweeping new anti-worker campaign they are launching called Project Goliath. In a fundraising letter sent out last month, accompanied by a letter of support from Senator Toomey, The Commonwealth Foundation declared their intentions to ‘slay Pennsylvania’s Big Labor Goliath.’  In the opening lines of their fundraising appeal, they boast: “This promising new campaign for the future of our state is aptly named, “Project Goliath: Conquering Pennsylvania’s Political Giant.”  Like biblical David, your gift will help us hurl the stones that finally take down freedom’s #1 enemy in our state!” While they go on to identify their ‘enemy’ as ‘Government Union Bosses’ – that is not the ultimate target of their proposed strategy.  Read More