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by Press and Media | on Apr 05, 2017

When the stars speak out

This is the week to come out against Trump.  In Saturday’s Guardian, novelist Stephen King lit into Trump and takes a look at which of his characters Trump most reminds him of.  You...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 28, 2017

Fearless Girl here to Stay!

Is this a symbol of defiance to Trump’s hateful misogynist ‘Merica? Is it a ploy to trick people into believing that Wall Street actually cares and has a heart? Its origins are fact but...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 27, 2017

Women's Hockey Double Standard

This year the Women’s Hockey World Championship will be held in Michigan.  Teams from Russia, Canada, Finland and more will be there, but the host country and defending champions may not...

Dropkick Murphys - Take 'Em Down
by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 27, 2017

Organized Labor's Rock Band

Last week, one of organized labor’s favorite bands, the Dropkick Murphy’s, held a concert exclusively for union members in Ohio. The concert, called Union Night, was held as...

by Brian Young | on Feb 17, 2017

The Day without Immigrants

Yesterday, thousands of immigrants took to the streets and walked out of work and school to protest Trump’s immigration policies including a ban on refugees, a ban of travelers from 7 Muslim...

by Press and Media | on Feb 06, 2017

Every member leaves with a pre existing condition

Yesterday, millions of people around the world watched the Super Bowl.  The NFL Players Association (NFLPA) Executive Director DeMaurice Smith used the opportunity to go on Face the Nation to...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 03, 2017

What you buy for Super Sunday Matters

So the Super Bowl is this Sunday. If you’re a Packer Fan like me, your still kinda bummed, but if you're a Football fan like most American's, Sunday is a big day. It doesn't hurt to...

by Kate Hogan | on Jan 20, 2017

It's Karma Baby!

There are quite a few people that oppose the inauguration of Trump. Organizations, groups and performers have used their voice to flat out refuse to participate in the once historic and honorable...

Bernard Hopkins vs. Joe Smith Jr.: WCB Highlights (HBO Boxing)
by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 19, 2016

Organized Labor's Cinderella Man

On Saturday, December 17, Joe “The Beast” Smith Jr. fought former multi-class champion Bernard “The Executioner” Hopkins in Hopkins final fight.  After eight rounds,...

by Guest Post | on Dec 12, 2016

Before the Players Union

Before baseball players had a Players Union, salaries were low and most players needed second and third jobs to pay the bills. Thanks to the union, the players were able to sign a collective...

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