Regular readers of NCR will no doubt recognize the name Fr. Bryan Massingale, associate professor of theological ethics at Marquette University in Milwaukee and a past president of the Catholic Theological Society of America.
Massingale has an opinion piece in today's Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel about Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's approach to collective bargaining and balanced budgets. A sample:
What's at stake now transcends politics and the debate over balancing budgets. This struggle is about preserving the possibility of a decent livelihood for those who work hard and play by the rules. In fact, the unions already have agreed to concessions in wages and benefits.
The rest of the story: Being fiscally responsible and fair