Daily Archives: October 28, 2014

Our View: Iowa will be better served with Braley

As they’ve watched the race to replace Iowa’s 30-year U.S. senator, Tom Harkin, turn into a schoolyard taunting session about pigs, chickens and who is the more dedicated Sunday school teacher, Iowa voters can take cold comfort in the fact … Continue reading

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Labor History

October 29 Japanese immigrant and labor advocate Katsu Goto is strangled to death, his body then strung from an electric pole, on the Big Island of Hawaii by thugs hired by plantation owners.  They were outraged over Goto’s work on … Continue reading

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Iowa City Fed Special Guest

Join Us Tomorrow Tuesday, October 28 AFSCME Reception Please join our Brothers and Sisters from AFSCME at a welcome reception for AFSCME International Secretary-Treasurer Laura Reyes. Tuesday, October 28 4:00 – 4:45pm AFSCME Local 12 Eastdale Plaza 2nd Floor (1700 … Continue reading

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Espey: Grassley, Ernst at odds with Iowans on tax fairness issues

Senator Charles Grassley recently criticized some civic-action organizations for protesting Burger King’s planned shift of its corporate address to Canada in order to avoid paying its fair share of taxes here in the U.S. His comments are troubling for two … Continue reading

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