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OPINION: Clean Missouri must survive, as is

By JACK DANFORTH (EDITOR’S NOTE: Turning their backs on Missouri voters yet again, the Republicans last week voted to ‘Dirty Up Missouri Politics’ by voting...

OPINION: Martin Luther King Jr. predicted this moment

The coronavirus shows us clearer than ever before that ‘all labor has dignity.’ By GENE B. SPERLING Fifty-two years ago, when the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther...

OPINION: To understand the danger of COVID-19 outbreaks in meatpacking plants,...

By MICHAEL HAEDICKE Associate Professor of Sociology Drake University Large meatpacking plants have become hotspots for coronavirus infection, along with jails and nursing homes. As of May...

OPINION: Thank a union member for your safe drinking water

By ALLAN J. BATHON President Utility Workers Union of America Local 335 May 3-9, was designated Drinking Water Week by the American Water Works Association. The goal...

IN MEMORIAM: Remembering Labor’s Priest, Fr. Richard Creason

By FR. GERRY KLEBA Pastor, St. Cronan’s Catholic Church Father Richard H. Creason, the Labor priest who embodied Catholic social teaching, died on March 31, 2020...

YOUR LETTERS: An open letter to Gov. Parson and Congressman Luetkemeyer

Dear Governor Parson and Congressman Luetkemeyer, I have reviewed your published Show Me Strong Recovery plan and was pleased to learn we will be, “Looking...

OPINION: Missouri Republicans propose destroying CLEAN MO

Final vote expected shortly. Call your rep NOW By BRANDON FLINN Business Manager Missouri-Kansas Laborers District Council In the middle of an unprecedented public health crisis, a...

OPINION: Safety first: Working people’s plan for reopening the economy the...

By RICHARD TRUMKA President AFL-CIO The coronavirus pandemic continues to pose an unprecedented threat to our lives and livelihoods. Right now, the greatest mistake we can make...

OPINION: The coronavirus economy: Labor got it right

By DARIN GILLEY Financial Secretary UAW Local 2250 In the spring of the year 2000, America’s largest federation of Labor unions – the AFL-CIO, held a national...

OPINION: Who’s an ‘essential’ worker?

Hint: It’s not the boss By MARK GRUENBERG PAI Union News Who’s an “essential worker” in a time of the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent shutdowns, financial decline...
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