NC SPIN Posts by Rob Schofield

The war on public employees continues

Yet another state budget leaves workers with paltry raises  Since taking control of the General Assembly in 2011, the conservative powers that be in North Carolina have been waging a more or less...    Read More

by Rob Schofield   |   September 15, 2015

Even more dangerous than vouchers?

Latest House education proposal would dramatically hasten public school privatization As the 2015 session of the North Carolina General Assembly stumbles along through its eighth calendar month with...    Read More

by Rob Schofield   |   August 11, 2015

The "Democrats did it too" defense

Maybe it’s just the hyper-connected, social media age in which we live, but modern politicians, pundits and advocates really love their “gotcha” moments. Often, it seems, there’s no better way...    Read More

by Rob Schofield   |   August 4, 2015

A $60 million rip-off

The state Treasurer combats a stunning money grab by the insurance industry If there’s a single most maddening and nonsensical argument regularly advanced by the far right, so-called “free market...    Read More

by Rob Schofield   |   July 21, 2015