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Posts published by “Dick Meister”

Celebrating The Fourth With The Enemy

The Fourth of July, as we all know, is Independence Day. Hurray for George Washington and the revolutionaries, down with King George and the British.…

Labor’s Day — And Yours

Labor Day. Time again for politicians and union adherents to praise organized labor. Time again for others to pontificate about the supposed decline and growing…

The Pioneering Black Porters

It's Black History Month, a good time to honor the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, one of the most important yet too often overlooked leaders…

Home Care Workers Need Presidential Help

The country's 2-million-plus home care workers have been waiting a whole year now for President Obama to make good on his promise to grant them…

We All Need A Higher Minimum Wage

Election's over, the good guy won, so what now for working people? Labor's wish list for our re-elected president and the new Congress is long,…

Let’s Count Our Blessings On Labor Day

OK, it's time to celebrate Labor Day, time to celebrate the labor movement that won a wide range of benefits for working people. That includes,…

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