Daily Archives: October 31, 2016

Lame Duck and TPP

In the lame duck session after the elections a push will be made to pass the Trans-Pacific Partnership.  The White House, along with a plethora of corporate and industry lobbyists, will blanket members of Congress with assurances of what a … Continue reading

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Senator Grassley Does NOT Work for Iowa’s Seniors

Midge Slater, President, Iowa ARA In November Iowa voters have the opportunity to register approval or disapproval of their U.S. senator on issues such as strengthening Social Security and Medicare and bringing down outrageous prices for prescription drugs. Since Senator … Continue reading

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Iowa GOTV Schedule

DES MOINES Thursday, November 3 10:00 am-1:00 pm 1:00 pm-4:00 pm 4:00 pm-7:00 pm Friday, November 4 10:00 am-1:00 pm 1:00 pm-4:00 pm 4:00 pm-7:00 pm Saturday, November 5 10:00 am-1:00 pm 1:00 pm-4:00 pm 4:00 pm-7:00 pm Sunday, November … Continue reading

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Labor History

October 31 George Henry Evans publishes the first issue of the Working Man’s Advocate, “edited by a Mechanic” for the “useful and industrious classes” in New York City. He focused on the inequities between the “portion of society living in luxury … Continue reading

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