Daily Archives: February 2, 2018

Get school funding numbers right

 iowapolicypoints 27 mins ago A good report by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) shows states generally have done an exceedingly poor job in restoring education funding in the wake of the Great Recession. Unfortuntately in Iowa, this report is … Continue reading

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Message of the Day—Still Fighting for Economic Justice

During his State of the Union address this week, President Donald Trump hailed the African American unemployment rate as a sign of economic progress. Here’s the reality: The black unemployment rate rose to 7.7% in January, while the overall rate remained at … Continue reading

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Labor History

. Labor Quote of the Day: Rosa Parks “I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear.“ February 03 The U.S. Supreme Court rules the … Continue reading

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