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by Press and Media | on Dec 18, 2020

Report: NYPD Excessive Force During Protests

A new report has found that the NYPD was unprepared for protests in June following the death of George Floyd. Find out more about what the New York City’s Department of Investigation's...

by AFL-CIO | on Nov 27, 2020

Unions That Gave on Thanksgiving

This post was written by the AFL-CIO For Thanksgiving weekend, many working families will take time off to share a meal, either virtually or in person. Many others have to...

by Guest Post | on Oct 14, 2020

Unions Increase Political Power for Poor People

This article was written by the IBEW Media Center. It's generally assumed that politicians are more responsive to their well-heeled and wealthy constituents than they are to the poor and...

by Guest Post | on Sep 25, 2020

"I'm just a Lineman from Penelec"

Tom Whitehead has met heads of state and dined with Academy Award-winning actors. He’s consulted with some of the most respected doctors in the world. He’s traveled the globe and given so...

by Guest Post | on Sep 14, 2020

COVID Can't Stop the IBEW 94 Food Drive

This post was written by the IBEW Media Center. Even though their state was among the hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic, the members of Cranbury, N.J., Local 94’s “NxtUp94...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 11, 2020

IBEW Local 3 NYC: Reliving 9/11 Every Year

This year, we remember the 19th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. On a sunny day, in 2001 our innocence was lost forever as two planes flew into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center. Another...

by Brian Young | on Sep 09, 2020

Trump Kills Diversity Training

On Friday, September 4th, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) notified federal government department heads that they would no longer be allowed to conduct diversity and inclusion trainings. The...

by Brian Young | on Jun 30, 2020

Ten Ways to Spot a Karen

Across the country in this dismal era of Trump, Karens have been ravaging the nation. Everything from unjustly calling the police on black men, harassing non-Karens who try to food shop, or throwing...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 18, 2020

Unions Join Juneteenth March for Black Lives

June 19th is celebrated across the country as Juneteenth, the holiday celebrating the end of slavery in the United States. The holiday marks the day that the last slaves in Texas were freed thanks to...

by Brian Young | on Jun 17, 2020

Gallup Poll: National Pride Hits Record Low

A new Gallup poll shows American Pride has reached a two-decade low thanks to Trump. The new low comes as the United States is mired in a global pandemic, economic recession, and daily protests...

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