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Monday, September 24, 2018
Leo W. Gerard
Election, Hacking

One Dollar, One Vote: The One Percent’s Stealth Coup

No one should unfairly lose their franchise, but the poll demonstrated that people of color, that is people less likely to be 1 percenters or Republicans, lost out twice as often as white people.

September 20, 2018
Viewing stands for inaugural donors under construction

Billionaires Hiring ‘Regular Joes’ To Kill Public Unions

It was that fee that the Supreme Court said government workers had a free speech right not to pay.

July 8, 2018
Viewing stands for inaugural donors under construction

Hey Republicans! Where’s That $4000 Raise Promised To American Workers?

So now, workers across America are wondering, “Where’s that raise?”

June 17, 2018
harvey helpers

Saluting The Many On Labor Day Who Are Volunteering To Find And Help Harvey Victims

Watching helplessly as flood waters rose was not an option for Brandon Parker. This Texas refinery worker and member of the United Steelworkers union has a jacked-up Suburban and a friend with a boat. There was no way he was going to let family members, neighbors or strangers drown. Like Parker, many union members couldn’t sit still through the storm. One drove her high-riding pickup truck two hours to find baby formula for co-workers rescued from their roof with a newborn. Another used his pickup truck to rescue people whose cars got caught in fast-moving water.

September 4, 2017