News

Get vaccinated for yourself, your friends and your family. Add your name saying you got vaccinated, and we’ll send you a sticker. Union-made, obviously!

MUST WATCH

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka joined Bloomberg TV to discuss the latest jobs report and the keys to building back a stronger economy the right way.

Bloomberg

June 4, 2021

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka joined Bloomberg TV to discuss the latest jobs report and the keys to building back a stronger economy the right way.

POLITICS

Thanks to Murray State University historian Bill Mulligan for sending us this.

A new report, in perhaps the most thorough soul-searching done by either party this year, points to an urgent need for the party to present a positive economic agenda and rebut Republican misinformation.

By ALEXANDER BURNS

More than 4,400 American, British, Canadian and other Allied soldiers died fighting fascists on Normandy beaches in France 77 years ago today. Many of the Allied soldiers had been union members on Civvy Street.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Former state Rep. Charles Booker isn’t officially running for anything.

But the Louisville Democrat is pondering a challenge against Republican Sen. Rand Paul next year, and he's got his Hood to the Holler organization geared up to help start a “Voting Rights Texting Campaign” beginning Monday.

EDITOR'S NOTE: Tomorrow is the 77th anniversary of the Allied invasion of Normandy, a major turning point in World War II. My sailor father, soldier father-in-law and Army Air Force uncles were all veterans of the fight against fascism. 

From the Lincoln Project

Anti-fascism: It's not a cable news taking point, it's an American ideal that should be memorialized.

D-Day, June 6, 1944 -- an epic day in the fight against fascism, leading to Nazi Germany's surrender less than a year later.

This is an oldie but goodie--and still true.