October 24: Veterans Vote Rally and Press Conference – Des Moines, Noon, West steps of the Veterans Memorial Auditorium, 833 5th Ave. Bettendorf, 5 PM, USW Local 105 Hall, 880 Devils Glen Rd. Guest speaker at both events – Will … Continue reading
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By Richard Bloomingdale and Frank Snyder If America truly wants to make this November a “change election” we can. Not by electing Donald Trump who is a false prophet of change. The change he offers is regression. He would take … Continue reading
October 22 Bank robber Charles Arthur “Pretty Boy” Floyd is killed by FBI agents near East Liverpool, Ohio. He was a hero to the people of Oklahoma who saw him as a “Sagebrush Robin Hood,” stealing from banks and sharing … Continue reading
IOWA LABOR HISTORY SOCIETY EVENTS Do you know a middle or high school student preparing a project for the National History Day competition? This year the Iowa Labor History Society will award fifty dollars to the best labor history project … Continue reading
HALLOWEEN When those little goblins and ghosts come rapping at your door, make sure you have union-made treats to fill their sacks. This year shop for these products made by members of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers … Continue reading