Daily Archives: November 21, 2016

Are you ready to unite with us to support working people and fight for an economy that works for all of us?

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Over the last week, I’ve been reflecting on our nation’s history, and what generations before me learned from incredible struggle to resist and overcome inequity, injustice, and insurmountable odds. Back in 1987, Jobs With Justice was launched on the basic … Continue reading

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Repeal of Obamacare will hurt Iowa’s mental health care

I hope that Gov. Terry Branstad advises President-elect Donald Trump about the devastating impact that a repeal of Obamacare would have on Iowa’s mental health system. Prior to the 2012 “modernization” of Iowa’s mental health system, counties paid for a large … Continue reading

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Labor History

November 21 Six miners striking for better working conditions under the IWW banner are killed and many wounded in the Columbine Massacre at Lafayette, Colo. Out of this struggle Colorado coal miners gained lasting union contracts – 1927 The 1,700-mile … Continue reading

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Obligation to represent ALL Americans

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Dear Mr. President-elect: On Nov. 8, you were elected president of the United States. As many have reiterated, regardless of which candidate any of us supported, you now have an obligation to represent ALL Americans. In your victory speech, you … Continue reading

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