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  • Richard Trumka
    Conference on solidarity
    Today, the AFL-CIO and Catholic University of America's Institute for Policy Research and Catholic Studies is putting on a conference called Erroneous Autonomy: A Conversation on Solidarity and Faith. I registered, but am unable to attend due...
  • Former Solidarity leader Lech Walesa
    Andrzej Wajda classic 'Man of Iron' to be screened at Polish Film Festival
    Among the many gems coming up at The Polish Film Festival this month, one of the most seminal in terms of its immediate political, social and cultural impact is Andrzej Wajda’s Man of Iron. Made in 1981, it won the Palme d’Or at the...
  • CAPA
    NLRB rules in favor of College Athletes Players Association-orders union vote
    “An injury to one is an injury to all”- International Workers of the World Just as Marvin Miller taught baseball about teamwork, football players at Northwestern University represented by the College Football Players Association and...
  • IAM members to have last word on Boeing proposal this week
    IAM members to have last word on Boeing proposal this week
    When a company forms a partnership with its workers it finds success and stability. In that spirit this Friday January 3, 2014, more than 30,000 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers members at Boeing will have an...
  • Teacher greed
    Why are teachers unions so dangerous - A Book Talk with Dr. Lois Weiner
    On Thursday, November 14th at 4:30 pm at the University of Pennsylvania (Annenberg Communication School), Lois Weiner spoke about her new book, The Future of our Schools: Teachers Unions and Social Justice. The event was organized by Dr. Paul...
  • Natural Disaster
    The selfishness of thanking God
    It's a common misconception among theists that just about anything religious upsets atheists. Prayer, crosses, the Ten Commandments, you get the picture. What is misunderstood however is why atheists get upset over these things. Usually it...
  • Varginha
    Francis to poor of Rio slum: 'the Church is with you, the Pope is with you'
    Pope Francis visited the favela, or slum, of Varginha this morning, one of Rio de Janeiro's poorest places. There, he reminded both the great of the world and the small of the world that when living the Christian life "solidarity with the...
  • George H.W. Bush
    George H.W. Bush shaves head to show solidarity to little boy who has leukemia
    In a show of solidarity for a 2-year-old boy named Patrick who has leukemia, former President George H.W. Bush shaved his head on Wednesday, according to an article released on the same day by the New York Daily News.Little Patrick is the son of a...
  • Solidarity Over Divisiveness
    CT Muslims focus on unity amidst diversity
    On any given day the news will be filled with stories of Muslims fighting each other over sectarian divides or interreligious fighting. Many have come to believe this intolerance and separation are a natural state of mind for Muslims or different...
  • When your child cannot breathe
    When your child cannot breathe (Video)
    A parent or set of parents has their hands completely full when they have a child that has asthma. In fact, until the child gets some help, parents may not have a full night of sleep. This can really wear a person out – mentally and...
  • We define the purpose of our being in Catholic and American heritage part 2
    We define the purpose of our being in Catholic and American heritage part 2
    Our American foundation is, “Keep, ancient lands, your storied pomp!" cries she with silent lips. " “In the beauty of the lilies, Christ was born across the sea, with a glory in His bosom transfiguring you and me. He died to...
  • Teachers demonstrate at Capitol in Madison
    Chicago teachers strike gets support from WI teachers
    Wisconsin teachers held a rally Friday evening at the state Capitol in Madison. Saturday, the teachers plan a rally in Milwaukee. This is all as a show of solidarity with Chicago Public School teachers.The offering of moral support doesn't end...
  • hot crusty
    Upper East Side bakery Hot & Crusty closes after workers unite in union
    This bakery should really be called cold and nasty.The upper east side bakery on East 63rd Street and 2nd avenue , Hot & Crusty, closed its doors two days ago because the workers formedtheir ownunion: The Hot and Crusty Workers Association.As...
  • Texas A&M students and alumni create human wall
    Texas A&M students create human wall to block Westboro Baptist protesters
    Many shades of red are normally associated with anger, however, on Thursday, a "wall of maroon" was a show of love and respect in Texas. Lt. Col. Roy Tisdale, a Texas A&M University graduate in 1993, was killed during a training...
  • Henry Kissinger and Richard Nixon, Time Cover January 1, 1973 "Men of the Year"
    Nixon and Detente
    President Nixon hoped to thaw the Cold War and ease relations between the nuclear superpowers. He felt it imperative to lessen the likelihood of nuclear conflict. By his 1968 election victory, the two nations had been bitter rivals for over 20...
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