Daily Archives: November 14, 2016

AFLCIO President Richard Trumka Leads Labor to the Future

In a statement released Wednesday, Nov. 9, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka began leading the labor movement into an unexpected future. Here is an excerpt from his statement: “More than anything, the 2016 election was an indictment of politics as usual. … Continue reading

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The Future of Veterans and Workers under a Trump Presidency

Donald Trump made veterans, trade, and jobs the cornerstones of his campaign. Veterans turned out en masse to support his candidacy and now candidate Trump is President-elect Trump. But not all veterans cast their vote for him. I didn’t. In … Continue reading

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Editorial: Republicans shouldn’t make Iowa into Kansas

It’s official. Iowa has become a red state. The majority of voters chose Donald Trump to be president of the United States. Five of the six individuals representing Iowa in Washington are Republicans. But one outcome of Tuesday’s election may have the greatest … Continue reading

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Labor History

November 14  Women’s Trade Union League founded, Boston – 1903 The American Railway Supervisors Association is formed at Harmony Hall in Chicago by 29 supervisors working for the Chicago & North Western Railway. They organized after realizing that those railroaders … Continue reading

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