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By MIKE ELK

While union density is dying in the coalfields, immigrants workers are building union strength elsewhere in the bluegrass state.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

"Right to work" proponents hate it when somebody exposes the racist roots of RTW.

"These are Jim Crow era laws to divide black against white," Kentucky State AFL-CIO president Bill Londrigan told delegates at the federation's recent biennial convention in Lexington.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Unique United Steelworkers of America-made "Wall of Fame-Wall of Shame" banners are hitting the road in the Bluegrass State.

“We’ve now got another one you can take to as many union meetings as you want to,” Kentucky State AFL-CIO President Bill Londrigan told delegates at the federation's recent biennial state convention in Lexington.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Bill Londrigan closed the Kentucky State AFL-CIO convention with a bittersweet stroll down memory lane.

EDITOR'S NOTE: Thanks to President Bill Londrigan for sending us this story. Chuck Jones, retired president of USW Local 1999 at Carrier, was a featured speaker at the recent state AFL-CIO convention in Lexington. Click here to see a Liles Taylor video in which Jones tells about taking on Trump.

The stock market is up, but what does that have to do with national well-being when the economy is so unequal and democracy so corrupt?

By TIM KOECHLIN

The right-wing spin machine lately has been making much of the “booming” stock market. Stuart Varney, a long-time Fox News and Fox Business bombasticator, declared recently that there has been a $5 trillion increase in “the nation’s wealth” since Trump’s election. Varney's audience—the idiotic hosts of “Fox and Friends”—were left agape and aghast.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

If you missed the Donald Trump Halloween joke, don’t worry. Gleeful Democrats are retelling it:

“What do Donald Trump and a pumpkin have in common?”

“They’re both orange on the outside, hollow on the inside and should be tossed out in early November.”