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by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 10, 2019

Harvey Milk and the Coors Boycott

June is Pride Month, a time when the LGBT community celebrates its community and remembers the struggle the community went through to gain equal rights. June was chosen because the modern Gay Rights...

by Brian Young | on Jun 05, 2019

Housing Protestors Arrested in Albany

With days left until New York’s rent control laws expire, dozens of protestors were arrested in a planned civil disobedience outside of the State Senate and Assembly chambers as well as outside...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 12, 2019

Why Give to Vote Mama on Mother’s Day

Believe it or not, I wasn’t always this media giant you all love to loath. Like most people still in the union movement, I held different positions within different organizations. Those...

by Brian Young | on May 10, 2019

The biggest Food Drive story never told

This Saturday, the largest food drive in the country will take place. The annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive is put on by the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC). Taking part in the food...

by Daniel Hinton | on Apr 18, 2019

Sanctuary Union Stands Up To Trump

Unions are standing up to the Trump Administration on a laundry list of issues, from right-to-work and Janus to the government shutdown. A new front has opened up on immigration, as powerful unions...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 17, 2019

Union Teachers Giving Back in Kenya

How do you teach students, when basic comforts that we take for granted are not guarenteed. For students in Kenya, especially in rural areas, this is a dail reality.

by Press and Media | on Apr 15, 2019

The Double Standard For Teachers

 A teacher in Bellport NY was fired by her school district after a student found a topless photo that she sent to a fellow teacher who she was in a relationship with. The teacher is now suing...

by Guest Post | on Apr 10, 2019

6 Warning Signs You Might Have Wind Cancer

This post first appeared on Alternative Science. Windmill cancer, or wind cancer as it’s also referred to, is a very real, very serious, very deadly disease. Caused by the noise from wind...

by Guest Post | on Apr 04, 2019

Why the Affordable Care Act is Working

Imagine arbitrarily deciding to knock down your house with no plan for rebuilding it and no idea how to pay for it. In effect, that’s what the Trump administration had attempted to do in...

by Guest Post | on Mar 25, 2019

Women Have Played an Important Role in the Labor Movement

During the month of March, we commemorate Womens' History Month. In this months message, I would like to highlight the work of women in building early union...