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Posted by on Apr 12, 2014

Event name: Federal Cup 5K 2014 Registration Date and time: Saturday, May 17, 2014  @ 8:15 am Event type: 5k, Kid’s run Event address: Denver...

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Podcast

The Labor Advocate: Episode 20 – The liberal media!

Posted by on Aug 16, 2013

Here we talk about Where the jobs went – Outsourcing Upward wealth distribution ALEC The number of people in prison High cost of health care – Almost 3k more than...

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Opinion

The Labor Movement’s Challenge

Posted by on Mar 11, 2014

Labor rallies around important issues that resonate with the public, at large, but we’ve allowed the movement to languish.  Under the guise of attempting to legislate change,...

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Song of the Week

Song Of The Week: Working Man’s Blues #2 ~ Bob Dylan

Posted by on Apr 14, 2014

  Working Man’s Blues #2 There’s an evenin’ haze settlin’ over town Starlight by the edge of the creek The buyin’ power of the...

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Recent Posts

On Tax Day, Alliance Calls for End to Corporate Tax Loopholes

In honor of this week’s Tax Day, the Alliance asks members to contact Congress and demand the end of two huge tax loopholes that benefit giant corporations. Congress is expected to return from its break and take up a bill that would renew $80 billion in tax breaks for corporations that move profits and jobs offshore. If you have not already done so, please...

Song Of The Week: Working Man’s Blues #2 ~ Bob Dylan

Song Of The Week: Working Man’s Blues #2 ~ Bob Dylan

Apr 14, 2014

  Working Man’s Blues #2 There’s an evenin’ haze settlin’ over town Starlight by the edge of the creek The buyin’ power of the proletariat’s gone down Money’s gettin’ shallow and weak Well, the place I love best is a sweet memory It’s a new path that we trod They say low wages are a reality If we want...

The Labor Exchange @ KGNU

The Labor Exchange @ KGNU

Apr 12, 2014

LABOR EXCHANGE @ KGNU HOST – DENNIS CREESE PRE-RECORD: MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014 @ 3:00 PM MDT @ KGNU – GREEN STUDIO ACTUAL SHOW: MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014 @ 6:00 PM MDT @ KGNU – 88.5 FM/ 1390 AM AND: www.kgnu.org “LIVE STREAM” http://www.kgnu.org/laborexchange INTERVIEW WITH: BOB BUTERO, REGIONAL DIRECTOR, UNITED MINE WORKERS OF AMERICA, REGION IV,...

AFGE – Federal Cup 5k Event – May 17th

Event name: Federal Cup 5K 2014 Registration Date and time: Saturday, May 17, 2014  @ 8:15 am Event type: 5k, Kid’s run Event address: Denver Federal Center (DFC)- Lakewood CO at 6th Ave and Kipling St.   view map City and state Lakewood, CO Description: The 2014 Federal Cup 5K Run and Walk with a 1K Kids Fun Run...

U.S. House Approves Ryan Budget that Slashes Medicare

In a nearly party-line vote, the Republican-led House of Representatives voted 219-205 on Thursday to approve a 2015 budget plan unveiled last week by Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), Chairman of the House Budget Committee. Ryan’s plan would make sharp cuts to Medicare, as well as other domestic programs such as Medicaid and food stamps, while lowering taxes for...

Song Of The Week: Just One Victory ~ Billy Bragg

Song Of The Week: Just One Victory ~ Billy Bragg

Apr 7, 2014

  Happy Monday!  This week’s song, the classic Todd Rundgren song, performed by Billy Bragg…   Just One Victory We’ve been waiting so long We’ve been waiting for the sun to rise and shine Shining still to give us the will Can you hear me, the sound of my voice? I am here to tell you I have made my choice I’ve been...

Paul Ryan’s April Fools’ Day Budget Would Cut Medicare Dramatically

On Tuesday, House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) released another Republican budget proposal – this one for the 2015 fiscal year – that would slash programs that benefit seniors in order to cut taxes for corporations and high income earners. Aiming to eliminate the federal deficit within the next 10 years, Ryan’s proposal would again...

Bonus Song Of The Week: Pride (In The Name Of Love) ~ U2

Bonus Song Of The Week: Pride (In The Name Of Love) ~ U2

Apr 4, 2014

  Early morning, April 4…   Pride (In The Name Of Love) One man come in the name of love One man come and go One man come he to justify One man to overthrow In the name of love! What more in the name of love? In the name of love! What more? In the name of love! One man caught on a barbed wire fence One man he resist One man washed on an empty...