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Eugene V. Debs

Posted by on Apr 13, 2015

Eugene Victor Debs was born on November 5, 1855, in Terre Haute, Indiana.  His parents were immigrants from the Alsace region of France. Unlike many of labor’s great leaders,...

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Podcast

The Labor Advocate – Episode 16: Climate Change

Posted by on Jul 16, 2015

Episode 16 – Climate Change What is Climate Change? According to the EPA, the earth has warmed 1.4°F in the past century, and is projected to raise 2 to 11.5°F over...

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Opinion

Why We Support Politicians

Posted by on Feb 7, 2015

Michael Merrifield had an uphill battle last fall.  Senate District 11 had faced a bruising recall election of Senator Morse just a year earlier, and had seen a supporter of labor...

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Song of the Week

Song Of The Week: Fight The Power ~ Public Enemy

Posted by on Jul 28, 2015

And who doesn’t need some Chuck D and Flavor Flav, now, more than ever…                                                                ...

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Recent Posts

The Labor Exchange @ KGNU

The Labor Exchange @ KGNU

Aug 3, 2015

LABOR EXCHANGE @ KGNU HOST – DENNIS CREESE PRE-RECORD: MONDAY, AUGUST 3, 2015 @ 3:00 PM MDT/5:00 PM EDT @ KGNU – GREEN STUDIO ACTUAL SHOW: MONDAY, AUGUST 3, 2015 @ 6:00 PM MDT/8:00 PM EDT @ KGNU – 88.5 FM/1390 AM AND: www.kgnu.org “LIVE STREAM” http://www.kgnu.org/laborexchange INTERVIEW WITH: RICHARD FIESTA, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, ALLIANCE FOR RETIRED...

In Honor of Medicare’s 50th Anniversary, Alliance Members Hold Celebrations Nationwide

Retirees and allies around the country participated in more than 100 Medicare events celebrating 50 years of guaranteed health coverage for seniors this week. In Washington, DC, the Alliance for Retired Americans participated in a celebratory press conference with House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (CA) and Reps. Doris Matsui (CA), Jan Schakowsky (IL), Xavier...

Song Of The Week: Fight The Power ~ Public Enemy

Song Of The Week: Fight The Power ~ Public Enemy

Jul 28, 2015

And who doesn’t need some Chuck D and Flavor Flav, now, more than ever…                                                                                                                                                     Fight The Power 1989 the number another summer (get...

New Hampshire Alliance Vice President Asks Jeb Bush “Why Do You Keep Attacking the Seniors?”

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Joel Emmanuel Hägglund (aka: Joe Hill)

Joel Emmanuel Hägglund (aka: Joe Hill)

Jul 21, 2015

Joel Emmanuel Hägglund was born on October 7, 1891, in Gävle, Sweden.  He was the third child in a family of nine, where three children died young. His father, who worked as a railway conductor, died at the age of 41, and his mother, Margareta Catharina, managed to keep what was left of the family together until she died in 1902. It was around this time,...

Song Of The Week: I Don’t Want Your Millions, Mister ~ The Almanac Family Singers

Song Of The Week: I Don’t Want Your Millions, Mister ~ The Almanac Family Singers

Jul 20, 2015

  I Don’t Want Your Millions, Mister I don’t want your millions, Mister, I don’t want your diamond ring. All I want is the right to live, Mister, Give me back my job again. Now, I don’t want your Rolls-Royce, Mister, I don’t want your pleasure yacht. All I want’s just food for my babies, Give to me my old job back. We...

Photos, Action Session Materials Now Available for 2015 National Legislative Conference

Photos, Action Session Materials Now Available for 2015 National Legislative Conference If you missed last week’s National Legislative Conference in Washington, DC, or if you want to see more about it, visit the Alliance online! You can access photos from the event as well as the action session presentations on our conference web page. In addition to hearing...

The Labor Exchange @ KGNU

The Labor Exchange @ KGNU

Jul 17, 2015

LABOR EXCHANGE @ KGNU HOST – DENNIS CREESE PRE-RECORD: MONDAY, JULY 20, 2015 @ 3:00 PM MDT @ KGNU – GREEN STUDIO ACTUAL SHOW: MONDAY, JULY 20, 2015 @ 6:00 PM MDT@ KGNU – 88.5 FM/1390 AM AND: www.kgnu.org “LIVE STREAM” http://www.kgnu.org/laborexchange INTERVIEW WITH: RON FORTHOFER, RETIRED PROFESSOR – STATISTICS & COMMUNITY...