Monthly Archives: September, 2018

The Pursuit of the Phantom Menace Becomes the Pursuit of Phantom Jobs

POSTED BY MARTIN KICH Yesterday, on Labor Day, this was the lead item in the Today’s Headlines newsletter from the Los Angeles Times: Will ‘Space Force’ Mean ‘Jobs, Jobs, Jobs’? President Trump’s p…

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Trump Attacks Trumka on Labor Day

POSTED BY MARTIN KICH Because the Guy Who Has Lived Most of His Adult Life in a Gilded Penthouse Knows More and Cares More about Workers This is from the Far-Right news outlet Newsmax: President Do…

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Labor Day Message from Randi Weingarten, AFT President

POSTED BY MARTIN KICH Randi Weingarten’s message reinforces many of the points that Rudy Fichtenbaum made in his president’s address at the AAUP’s annual meeting in mid-June: A growing and enduring…

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Putting Labor Back in Labor Day

POSTED BY MARTIN KICH For the Labor Day newsletter distributed by the L.A. Progressive, W. J. Astore has contributed a very succinct article on labor and democratic socialism. It makes the very imp…

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How Fair Is Your Job?

POSTED BY MARTIN KICH The Economic Policy Institute has prepared a quiz to answer the question that is the title of this post. To be honest, once you have taken the quiz, I am guessing that you wil…

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