Stewart Acuff

Aug 8

Labor Day is on the Way

Labor Day will be here before we know it. This is an important year to remind all Americans of what workers and their unions have done for America and all our people. Given the assault

May 30

1199 President Henry Nicholas to Kick Off Major Labor-Environmental-Community Forum

On Tuesday June 2nd, iconic 1199 President Henry Nicholas will kick off a major forum at the Electricians Local 98 Union Hall in Philly. The forum will include trade unionists, environmentalists, community activists, clergy, people

May 14

Bernie Sanders Wants to Make the Economy Work For the American People

American democracy is no longer just under attack, our democracy and the institutions that support it are being decimated right now. The Koch Brothers are giving Scott Walker of Wisconsin $400 million, because he

May 13

Mayoral candidate Anthony Hardy Williams promotes right-wing agenda through charter schools

By now, it should be apparent to all watching the Philadelphia Mayoral campaign that candidate Anthony Hardy Williams doesn’t believe in public schools. Instead, he believes in taking huge sums of money from the

Apr 13

My Speech at the Promoting the General Welfare Conference

This conference for the general welfare at the University of Nebraska Omaha, which my friend John Kretzschmar organizes and conducts every year, is always exciting and inspiring. They bring together some some of the best

Mar 31

Union busting creates and sustains poverty

“If we can’t have unions and we can’t raise the minimum wage, how can we lift people out of poverty through work?” asked Melissa Harris-Perry on her MSNBC show. That is the question and

Mar 24

Bernie Blasts Away at Republican Budget

In his new role as minority leader on the Senate budget committee, Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont is blasting away at the Senate’s budget, which came from the radical right-wing Republican majority. Bernie issued a

Mar 24

Lavish, Illegal Spending for Right-wing Congressman, Grinding Poverty for the Rest of Us

Reports are coming out from a wide variety of media sources that high living, right-wing, budget cutting Congressman Aaron Shock is being investigated by the FBI. A Grand Jury has even been empaneled, and

Mar 23

Ted Cruz Throws His Hat in the Proverbial Ring

Well, well it looks like we’re gonna have more fun watching the Republican Presidential Primaries than we expected with Ted Cruz running for president. This is the same Texas Senator Ted Cruz who couldn’t get

Mar 18

The Illinois Governor’s Assault on Unions

You would have to know the Illinois labor movement and the Chicago Federation of Labor to fully understand the seriousness of the new governor’s assault on organized labor. Gov. Bruce Rauner wants to ban public

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