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by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 26, 2016

How to Talk to Dumb People

This morning a tweet caught my attention so I read it. Put out by Salon written by Erica Etelson of ALTERNET, it is a helpful guide on how to approach a Trump supporter in your oftentimes futile...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 05, 2016

Some 5th of July news briefs

This Fourth of July, the biggest celebration might not have been at the NYC fireworks show, but in a room full of nerdy NASA engineers.  That's because after 5 years and 1.8 Billion miles,...

by Press and Media | on Jun 09, 2016

Trump the deadbeat builder

A USA TODAY NETWORK investigation has found hundreds of cases in which Donald Trump and his businesses are accused of failing to pay people for their work.Donald Trump casts himself as a protector of...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 03, 2016

Meet the Veep's

With the Democratic Primary set be over next week UCOMM decided to look at who the Dems might pick as a Vice Presidential choice and what their record on organized labor is. The decision won...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 03, 2016

"News you can use"

Bringing you “news that you can use” is one of our prime missions here at UCOMM Blog, no matter what your trade, craft or politics are.  We collect from numerous sources from the AP...

by Press and Media | on May 02, 2016

The extreme left mirrors the extreme right

"And now, the end is near, and so I face the final curtain." Those are, of course, the opening lyrics to Frank Sinatra's immortal recording of "My Way." They are also a...

by Press and Media | on Jan 28, 2016

It’s time to take a serious look at Martin O’Malley

Well, somebody has to do it. Somebody has to write about Martin O’Malley. He’s a serious person, with serious things to say, and it’s a travesty that he hasn’t gotten more...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 17, 2015

O'Malley's Labor Record

Below is a list of Martin O'Mally's labor record as the Governor of Maryland and Mayor of Baltimore. O'Mally is vying for the Demoratic nomination for the Presidential Election in 2016....