Daily Archives: April 13, 2017

Iowa Legislature attacks Iowa Workers and their families

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By any measure, the speed and ferocity of attacks against Iowa workers and their families by the state legislature represents a dramatic departure from the balance of power between people and big corporations and millionaires. Politicians perpetuating alternative facts want … Continue reading

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Forums for April 14 – 20

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House and Senate Republicans unveiled their budget targets for 2018 and their intentions to drastically cut vital services that Iowans rely on. The targets slash resources from Governor Branstad’s already-scarce budget by an additional $38 million. The proposal cuts the … Continue reading

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If you love and value facts, you should be excited about this announcement. Vote Smart, one of the nation’s premier non-partisan political research organizations, opened their new headquarters at Drake University on Monday. Vote Smart President Richard Kimball said they … Continue reading

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Labor History

Today’s Labor Quote: Eugene Victor Debs “The working class who make the sacrifices, who shed the blood, have never yet had a voice in declaring war. The ruling class has always made the war and made the peace.” photo at right: … Continue reading

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