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Maine Labor Mural

Artwork That Irked GOP Gov Back On Display

AP | CLARKE CANFIELD | Posted 03.16.2013 | Politics

AUGUSTA, Maine — A mural depicting scenes from Maine's labor history returned to public display Monday, 22 months after the governor set off a p...

Bread and Roses: Reflections on Labor Day

Diane Russell | Posted 11.03.2012 | Politics
Diane Russell

When the history books write about the past couple of years, we will be part of the masses they write about -- the ones who stood up against all odds, in solidarity, for what we believed in.

Maine Governor Bombarded With Thousands Of Angry Emails Over Labor Mural Removal

AP | DAVID SHARP and GLENN ADAMS | Posted 08.19.2011 | Politics

AUGUSTA, Maine — Gov. Paul LePage's decision to remove a mural depicting the history of the labor movement in Maine struck a raw nerve as critic...

Maine Attorney General: Mural Removal Is 'Government Speech'

AP | CLARKE CANFIELD | Posted 06.11.2011 | Politics

PORTLAND, Maine — Gov. Paul LePage's administration was exercising its right to "government speech" when it removed a labor history mural from t...

PHOTOS: Sexism, MJ & Evil Art: Highlights This Week

Posted 06.08.2011 | Arts

Outrage was the name of the game this week on HuffPost Arts. An artist went missing after being detained by the Chinese government, a woman was arrest...

Labor Department Steps Into Maine Mural Dispute

AP | SAM HANANEL | Posted 06.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — If Maine Gov. Paul LePage doesn't wish to display a mural depicting the state's labor history, then the U.S. Department of Labor sa...

Amanda Terkel

Maine Labor Mural Is GONE | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Maine Department of Labor quietly took down a mural depicting the state's labor history over the weekend, after Gov. Paul LePage (R)...

Amanda Terkel

Maine Labor Interests Worry That Olympia Snowe May Tack Right For 2012 | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-Maine) has to strike a delicate balance as she seeks a fourth term, courting the right to ward off a more conserva...