On August 1, 1917, labor organizer Frank Little was taken forcibly from his boarding house in Butte, Montana, and was lynched from a railroad trestle. In the summer of 1917, Frank had been helping to organize copper workers in a strike against the Anaconda Copper Company, but it was most likely his stand against World… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Labor
The fact-averse radical right waged an effective smear campaign against National Labor Relations Board nominee Craig Becker.
At the forefront of the liars and deceivers was Michelle Malkin.
Despite the technical glitches, White House staff answers some pretty good questions about everything from No Child Left Behind, Iran sanctions, felon voting rights, Afghanistan, carbon taxing, the bank bailouts and more.
Even a cursory examination of our current health care system reveals that it is not a free market. We need to end employer-provided health insurance as a benefit. People should purchase health care in a true free market. Congress needs to revoke the health insurance anti-trust exemption for it to work though.
If you listen to wind-bags like Glenn Beck and Sean Hannity you’d think that America is the greatest country ever formed and anyone who disagrees with them is a commie-terrorist-socialist-bastard. But if you look at where we’ve been, and more importantly, where we’re headed, the United States of America is no longer, if it ever was, the greatest country in the world.
The members of a trades union should be taught … that the labor movement means more, infinitely more, than a paltry increase in wages and the strike necessary to secure it; that while it engage to do all that possibly can be done to better the working conditions of its members …