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The Media: Cherry Picking News Stories and Failing the Public

Pat LaMarche | Posted 10.21.2014 | Politics
Pat LaMarche

When the press ignores the discussion at hand: issues as vital to the health and security of the working class as middle class wages, the utility workers, Iraq and Afghanistan veterans employment rates, and government employee pensions, one shouldn't be surprised that the public transit system is begging for school supplies.

Aging Utilities Killing Americans and Their Future

Pat LaMarche | Posted 08.26.2014 | Impact
Pat LaMarche

About a hundred first responders are meeting in Long Beach, California this week to discuss -- among other things -- the state of the nation's infrastructure.

Voter Suppression: Because if the Poor All Vote, They'll Vote the Bums Out

Pat LaMarche | Posted 07.19.2014 | Politics
Pat LaMarche

Region III of the Utility Workers Union of America (UWUA) convened in Columbus this week. A highlight of the event was the address by honored guest and keynote speaker, Ohio Senator, Nina Turner.

Who Protects the People Once Their Water's Been Poisoned?

Pat LaMarche | Posted 05.15.2014 | Green
Pat LaMarche

All in all, the assault upon the water 300,000 West Virginians use to -- or used to use to -- drink, prepare food, wash themselves and their belongings may go unpunished.

Corporate America Offshoring More Jobs in Economic Crisis

Stewart Acuff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stewart Acuff

How long will America force its own people into poverty just to pad the pockets of those who make more in a day than we could spend in a lifetime?

Q&A with Veteran Labor Organizer Stewart J. Acuff

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

The economic history of the twentieth century is crystal clear. When unions were strong, working people had the lion's share of income and the economy worked well.

US Trade Unions and the Global Economic Crisis

Stewart Acuff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stewart Acuff

On Sunday, March 21, 2010, I participated in the Left Forum in New York City. I was a featured panelist at the event, speaking about the current economic crisis and the role Unions are playing in getting economy back on the right track.

UWUA Politics in Action for Mark Critz

Stewart Acuff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stewart Acuff

Stewart Acuff narrates this unrehearsed video of members of the Utility Workers Union of America phone banking for Mark Critz in Pennsylvania's 12th C...