Daily Archives: May 27, 2015

Stop TPP Rally in front of Congressman Young’s Office

Click here to view photos from today’s TPP rally in front of Iowa Congressman David Young’s Des Moines office. May 27, 2015

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Worker Wins Organizing Update: Organizing Efforts Pay Off in Big Spring for Workers

May 27, 2015 WASHINGTON, DC – Workers have stood up in the face of low wages and unacceptable conditions to organize new workplaces. Below are some recent major organizing wins:   Philadelphia Charter School Teachers Organize with AFT: Teachers and … Continue reading

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Education is at heart of legislative stalemate

Recent news about the Iowa Legislature has focused on when we will adjourn. However, what matters more to Iowa families are the disagreements preventing adjournment. The most important disagreement is education funding, something that directly affects economic prosperity. Iowa’s families … Continue reading

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Highway Robbery

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May 22, 2015 | by Tracy Leone George W. Bush’s presidency is among the most destructive and corrupt of any American Presidency. Beginning with the stolen election, Dubya led the country into two, practically unilateral and illegal wars while pulling … Continue reading

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Labor History

May 28 The Ladies Shoe Binders Society formed in New York – 1835 Fifteen women were dismissed from their jobs at the Curtis Publishing Company in Philadelphia for dancing the Turkey Trot. They were on their lunch break, but management … Continue reading

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