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Unions, employers reach out to St. Paul's East Side at job fair

Union employers, apprenticeship programs and community service agencies set up shop on St. Paul’s East Side last night, recruiting talent from the distinctly working-class neighborhood and beyond at the Union Jobs and Resource Fair. 679 more words

Union Events

Why Wages have Stagnated and their Impact on the American Dream

By Dwyer Gunn

Pacific Standard

If there’s one thing that the candidacies of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders have made clear, it’s that people in America are not happy with the status quo. 237 more words


Daily bible passage - 4/5/16

Matthew 9:37-38

Then He said to His disciples, “The harvest truly is plentiful, but the laborers are few. Therefore pray the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into His harvest.”


The Matter at Hand

I drew this on vacation in the Dominican Republic in the shade of a lovely terrace, beneath two whirring ceiling fans. Every one had a different take on what this figure was feeling: pain, exhaustion, heat, sorrow.  87 more words

Visual Stuff

The Chavez Coffee Approach

Sebastião Salgado blew me away. Black and white photography capturing some of the gravest tragedy and beauty in the world. Labor at its rawest. This particular shot comes from his series for illy coffee. 376 more words

Sleep (Eccl 5:12-5:12)

“Sweet is the sleep of laborers,

Whether they eat little or much.

But the excess of the rich

Will not let them sleep.”

Laborers sleep whether they have a little or a lot to eat. 19 more words