Tagged: Labor Day

Decline of the Lapdog Press

Decline of the Lapdog Press

  I haven’t read the Toronto Star in decades and I imagine it must have changed since my days as its Labor reporter. When I got that job 55 years ago, the Star was known...

Say Thanks to the Unions

Say Thanks to the Unions

  As Americans celebrate Labor Day, I wonder how many spare a thought for those much-criticized trade unions that made the holiday possible. I suspect hardly anybody – except politicians like Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders...

Whatever Happened to the Labor in Labor Day?

Whatever Happened to the Labor in Labor Day?

It’s the first Monday in September, and for decades the date was marked by parades celebrating the contribution of working men and women to the American and Canadian societies.  Today, it’s just another holiday....

Fund Managers Make Billions While American Workers Suffer

Fund Managers Make Billions While American Workers Suffer

Conditions in America on this Labor Day are an insult to the men and women whose work keeps society functioning. In another time, there would be mobs in the street, stones would be crashing...