Tag Archives: Labor Unions

Let’s Get Organized – IWW Day

June 27, 1905 – The Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), whose members were nicknamed the ‘Wobblies,’ was founded in Chicago, Illinois. The IWW was the first union in the U.S. open to women and men of all races. Some … Continue reading

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This Just In: Longtime Labor Leader Larry Cohen to Join Presidential Campaign of Bernie Sanders

By Elaine Magliaro Dave Jamieson (Huffington Post) reported this morning that Larry Cohen, the longtime leader of one of the country’s most powerful labor unions, is joining the Democratic presidential campaign of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.). According to Jamieson, Cohen said that … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day for June 13, 2015: On the Subject of Governor Scott Walker and Fascism (VIDEO)

By Elaine Magliaro On Monday, Mike Spindell published a post titled Scott Walker: The Fascist Who Might Be President. In it, Mike said he thinks that the current governor of Wisconsin  “is a Fascist in action and belief.” Mike added, “It may be true … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Has Largest Decline of Middle Class of Any State According to New Study.

By Elaine Magliaro Scottie Lee Meyers of Wisconsin Public Radio wrote an article earlier this month about a new state-by-state analysis conducted by The Pew Charitable Trusts which shows that Wisconsin has “experienced the biggest decline in middle-class households in … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day for April 19, 2015: Looking Back at a Time When Republicans Supported Labor and Unions

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Presidential Hopeful Scott Walker Compares Taking on Peaceful Wisconsin Protesters to Fighting ISIS

By Elaine Magliaro The “goggle-eyed homunculus hired by Koch Industries to manage their midwest subsidiary formerly known as the state of Wisconsin”—aka Scott Walker—made quite a splash last Thursday during his speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). Matt … Continue reading

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