Daily Archives: June 9, 2016

Unions Help the Middle Class, No Matter the Measure

Despite being constantly thrown about by politicians and pundits alike, the term “middle class” has no agreed-upon definition. But regardless of how one chooses to define it, by most measures the middle class is struggling. Over the past several decades, … Continue reading

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Sen. Grassley’s very bad day

Senator Grassley had a rough day yesterday… it started with a scathing editorial in the Des Moines Register about his ignoring the judicial vacancy crisis and Donald Trump’s racism, as well as on point commentary from Iowa Starting Line about … Continue reading

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Labor History

June 09 Helen Marot is born in Philadelphia to a wealthy family.  She went on to organize the Bookkeepers, Stenographers and Accountants Union in New York, and to organize and lead the city’s 1909-1910 Shirtwaist Strike.  In 1912, she was … Continue reading

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