Daily Archives: November 14, 2017

Expand, Don’t Cut Des Moines’ Postal Services

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by Mike Bates and Mark Dimondstein The public Postal Service belongs to all the people. Its valuable mission is enshrined in the U.S. Constitution and mandated in legislation to “provide postal services to bind the Nation together” and to “provide … Continue reading

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Senate tax plan: More debt, more inequity, more pain

Like House bill, Senate plan stacks the deck against services and opportunity IOWA CITY, Iowa (Nov. 14, 2017) — Senate Republicans’ new tax proposal in Washington carries many of the same problems of equity and fiscal irresponsibility of the House … Continue reading

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Labor History

Labor Quote of the Day: Rose Schneiderman “What the woman who labors wants is the right to live, not simply exist.” November 15 Founding convention of the Federation of Trades and Labor Unions is held in Pittsburgh. It urges enactment of … Continue reading

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