Daily Archives: July 11, 2016

Rallies on Tuesday, July 19 – the 125th day of obstruction for Merrick Garland, longer than any Supreme Court nominee in U.S. history. 6 locations, some details still to be confirmed:

WHERE: 210 Walnut St, Des Moines, Iowa WHEN: Tues, July 19 at 5:30 PM RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/266815573683584/ CONTACT: Matt Sinovic, (515) 423-0530 WHERE: 531 Commercial St, Waterloo, Iowa WHEN: Tues, July 19 at 5:30 PM RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/304390736573284/ CONTACT: Chris Schwartz, (319) 429-0133 WHERE: 201 … Continue reading

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NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF LETTER CARRIERS FOOD DRIVE BREAKS RECORDS

24TH Annual NALC food drive was held May 14, 2016. Nationwide total was another record breaking year. Food collected across the county totaled 80.1 Million pounds. Here in Des Moines Branch # 352 collected 141,337 pounds for the Des Moines … Continue reading

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Labor History

July 11 Striking coal miners in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, dynamite barracks housing Pinkerton management thugs – 1892 After seven years of labor by as many as 2,800 construction workers, the Triborough Bridge opens in New York.  Actually a complex of … Continue reading

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