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Lynn Marie TIMM's Obituary on Pioneer Press

(nee Kraut) Age 59 of Oakdale Passed away on October 22, 2015 after a courageous battle with cancer. Preceded in death by father Eugene & sister …

Siblings

Marian A. (Dangers) HEWITT's Obituary on Pioneer Press

Age 85 of Roseville peacefully under St. Croix Hospice care on August 28, 2015. Marian was the first woman agent for Farmers Insurance in the state …

Genealogy

Lorraine F. MIDDLETON's Obituary on Pioneer Press

Of St. Paul Passed away peacefully on August 29, 2015. Survived by loving daughters, Deborah and Mary; 6 grandchildren, Noelle, Brenden, Chelsea, …

Remembrance Day

7 massive misconceptions you have about communism (and capitalism)

Most of what Americans think they know about capitalism and communism is total nonsense. Here’s a clearer picture<p>As the commentary around the recent deaths of Nelson Mandela, Amiri Baraka and Pete Seeger made abundantly clear, most of what Americans think they know about capitalism and communism is …

Why industry is trying to tell you how to think

The nation’s most politically active trade associations appear to be more interested in lobbying the public than they are in lobbying lawmakers. …

8 Steps to a Pain-Free Back: Natural Posture Solutions for Pain in the Back, Neck, Shoulder, Hip, Knee, and Foot

Nearly 90% of American adults suffer from back pain, and the number continues to climb. Why does this condition affect so many people in the …

Sunrise at the North Pole With the Moon at it's closest point http://t.co/L7K4uLQcjX

The Virtue of Being Short

Taller does not mean healthier. It's more likely the opposite.<p>If you've ever had a tall man stand in front of you at a concert, blocking your view, and wished that he would have a heart attack, the odds were against you.<p>Tall men are less likely to develop heart disease than are short men, according …

Albert Einstein

Why Workers Won’t Unite

Globalization and technology have gutted the labor movement, and part-time work is sabotaging solidarity. Is there a new way to challenge the politics of inequality?<p>Only One Thing Can Save Us: Why America Needs a New Kind of Labor Movement<p>By Thomas Geoghegan<p>New Press<p>The Age of Acquiescence: The …

Income Inequality

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Gov. Rauner wants Illinois to have right-to-work zones, which unions decry

As Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner sets his sights on limiting the influence of unions in Illinois, he's pushing an idea he's dubbed "empowerment zones" — areas across the state where voters could decide if workers in their communities should be forced to join a union or pay associated dues.<p>It's a …

The one thing that can save America

Why a new kind of labor movement is the key to avoiding national oblivion<p>“So, do you think ‘labor’ will ever come back?”<p>As a union-side lawyer I hate when people ask that question as if it’s my problem and not theirs. You’d think with tears in our eyes we’d embrace each other and say: “My God, what …