Tag Archives: Paul LePage

Threats to American workers demand a President like FDR

Former U.S. Secretary of Labor Robert Reich has a great column about Maine Governor Paul LePage up on the Christian Science Monitor website this evening. LePage, as you’ll recall from our conversation a few days ago, is the man who recently made headlines for ordering murals depicting the advances of organized labor to be painted […]

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Get ready for the rollback of U.S. child labor laws… It’s starting

As we discussed here not too long ago, Paul LePage, the new Tea Party-supported Governor of Maine, recently made national headlines for ordering the removal of a mural depicting the advances made by organized labor from his state’s Department of Labor building. The mural, among other things, includes a panel acknowledging the plight of Maine’s […]

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Remembering the Triangle Factory Fire

As I didn’t see it anywhere in the corporate media over the past few days, I thought that I should at least mention that March 25th marked the 100th anniversary of New York’s Triangle Factory Fire. The tragic event claimed the lives of 146 people, most of them young immigrant women, and galvanized the American […]

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