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Talking Union At REI

REI workers in NYC voted to unionize on Wednesday. https://www.thenation.com/article/society/rei-union-rwdsu-soho/ Talking Union at REI by David Leshtz “For those of you who I have not had the chance to meet, I use he/him pronouns and I’m speaking to you today … Continue reading

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Iowa Unions, Democrats, The Public, Stand With Deere Workers

https://www.thenation.com/article/activism/john-deere-strike-update/ by Dave Leshtz Davenport, Iowa—In October the United Auto Workers and Iowa’s labor movement were on the march. Community support and sympathetic media were solidly behind the 10,100 striking John Deere and Company employees. Workers at America’s biggest maker … Continue reading

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Iowans Want September To Be Declared Labor Union Appreciation Month

Progress Iowa <press@progressiowa.org> Wed 9/1/2021 2:00 PM For Immediate Release: September 1, 2021 Contact: Ivy Beckenholdt, ivy@progressiowa.org Iowans Want September To Be Declared Labor Union Appreciation Month More than 80 elected officials, organizations, and businesses sign on in support at … Continue reading

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Labor Coming Back?

Amazon workers attempt to organize may signal change in Labor’s standing. Biden moves signal new era for Labor? We all felt it when Joe Biden won the election as President. The winds of change were blowing hard. The wind was … Continue reading

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Corporate America Invented Christian America

Historian Kevin Kruse explains how Corporate America created what we call “Christian America.” (26 minutes): So many of us want to know how our current alignments got to be the way they are. Some are somewhat easily explainable even if … Continue reading

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An Iowa Temp Worker Bill of Rights?

In a strip mall in Cedar Rapids, a temp agency opens at 6 a.m., ready to place workers in temporary jobs. A registered applicant can enter the waiting room, sign in on a clipboard at the counter, and wait for … Continue reading

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A Reminder In Dallas

In case you had forgotten what the real source of our current mess is a huge reminder was opened in Dallas Thursday morning. Dedicated to the worst presidency overall in America’s history, a presidency that failed not just on one or … Continue reading

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