Daily Archives: December 7, 2017

Trump Administration SCOTUS Brief Threatens Working People’s Livelihoods

Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on the Trump administration’s brief to the Supreme Court on Janus v. AFSCME: While President Trump boasts his support for working families, his administration is advocating a position in the United States Supreme Court … Continue reading

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New Iowa IDs are In the Mail December 7, 2017 – Laurie Stern, Public News Service (IA)

DES MOIES, Iowa — The Iowa Secretary of State wants 123,000 voters to be on the lookout for a special envelope coming in the mail in the next few days. Voter ID cards are being mailed to Iowans who do not … Continue reading

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Last Chance to Get Covered: Weekend of Action

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There are just 10 days left before the December 15 deadline for getting health coverage for 2018. That’s not much time. And we need to make sure that people know that this is their last chance to get coverage form … Continue reading

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Grassley on Trickle-down

From Bryan’s Cross of Gold Speech: “Mr. Carlisle said in 1878 that this was a struggle between the idle holders of idle capital and the struggling masses who produce the wealth and pay the taxes of the country; and my friends, … Continue reading

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Labor History

Labor Quote of the Day: Heywood Broun “Brotherhood is not just a Bible word. Out of comradeship can come and will come the happy life for all.” December 08 Twenty-five unions found the American Federation of Labor (AFL) in Columbus, Ohio; … Continue reading

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