Daily Archives: July 11, 2017

Why not a special session?

  Now is the time to be speaking frankly about the longer-term impacts of health care policy — and that might make a special session useful, sooner rather than later. Long-term impacts could be decided in short order; Might not … Continue reading

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The Senate is again operating in secret, working to take health care away from millions of people.

Watching the local news, you might think the most important thing right now is fireworks… but we know better! The Senate is again operating in secret, working to take health care away from millions of people. We need to act … Continue reading

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Are you ready to get fired up for the future of Iowa?

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On July 15, Des Moines will host a moment in history: A day when everyday Iowans from across the state will gather to build a future that works for all Iowans for generations to come. That’s right — Bernie is coming back to … Continue reading

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Labor Law Looses Another Tooth

In the private sector, organizers have all but abandoned the use of the traditional NLRB campaign model. Usually, when the model is still employed, it is only is conjunction with a more comprehensive and multifaceted campaign. Because the law so favors employers … Continue reading

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Labor History

Today’s Labor Quote: Jimmy Carter “Every advance in this half-century–Social Security, civil rights, Medicare, aid to education, one after another–came with the support and leadership of American Labor.” July 12 Bisbee, Ariz., deports Wobblies; 1,186 miners sent into desert in manure-laden … Continue reading

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