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Lou Siegel is a Labor educator and consultant, working with Los Angeles unions in communications, public policy and fundraising

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Diaries published: 99 (183 days since last diary on Sun Nov 23, 2014 at 09:38 AM PST)

Comments posted: 130 (183 days since last comment on Sun Nov 23, 2014 at 09:38 AM PST)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 511

Total Comment Ratings: 500

Most Recommended Diary: MSNBC FADING?, 107 comments, 27 recommends

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I won’t be complaining about Barack Obama over the next two years. Or spending a lot of time on what he should or shouldn’t do. I’m certainly happy about his executive action on immigration.
by laborlou
Comment Count 41 comments on Sun Nov 23, 2014 at 09:38 AM PST with 5 Recommends
Remember how it felt with two years left in the Bush Administration? Pummeled by six years of Bush / Chaney / Rumsfeld, we knew a month before the 2006 election that the electorate was shifting our ...
by laborlou
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Oct 03, 2014 at 07:06 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Critics of the EPA’s proposed rules to curb carbon emissions are quick to cite opposition by some key unions. While pushback by Mine Workers, IBEW, Boilermakers and others will be used by coal ...
by laborlou
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Jun 01, 2014 at 12:32 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
In a recent critique of Barack Obama, Jeffery St. Claire derides the president for “piously” lecturing African-Americans on the “state of their lives.” According to St. Claire - editor of ...
by laborlou
Comment Count 38 comments on Sun May 25, 2014 at 11:37 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
“You’re Fired!” The Boss has spoken and, for most American workers, that’s the end of the story. Proving race-based discrimination – or other forms of bias depending on what state you’...
by laborlou
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Apr 20, 2014 at 12:29 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
In promoting his plan to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour, President Obama hits the right notes: * Working full-time shouldn’t mean living in poverty * A higher minimum wage pumps ...
by laborlou
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Mar 07, 2014 at 08:34 PM PST with 2 Recommends

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