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Meister: The Legislature shows Congress how

October 27, 2013
Guardian columnist Dick Meister has covered labor and political affairs for more than a half-century as a reporter, editor, author and commentator. Contact him through his...

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Annual media watchdog list critiques coverage of whistleblowers and wealth gaps -- and the notion of journalistic objectivity

Dick Meister: Still dreaming of justice

August 18, 2013
Dick Meister is a San Francisco-based columnist who has covered labor and politics for more than a half-century.  Contact him through his website,www.dickmeister.com, which...

Dick Meister: The pioneering black porters

February 7, 2013
By Dick MeisterBay Guardian columnist Dick Meister, former labor editor of the SF Chronicle and KQED-TV Newsroom, has covered labor and politics for more...

Dick Meister: Good news for our neediest workers

December 28, 2012
By Dick MeisterBay Guardian columnist Dick Meister, former labor editor of the SF Chronicle and KQED-TV Newsroom has covered labor and politics for...

Dick Meister: Michigan is just the beginning

December 20, 2012
By Dick MeisterBay Guardian columnist Dick Meister, former labor editor of the SF Chronicle and KQED-TV Newsroom, has covered labor and politics for...

Dick Meister: Home care workers need presidential help

December 15, 2012
By Dick Meister Bay Guardian columnist Dick Meister, former labor editor of the SF Chronicle and KQED-TV Newsroom, has covered labor ...

Dick Meister: A free choice for U.S. workers

November 29, 2012
By Dick MeisterDick Meister, former labor editor of the SF Chronicle and KQED-TV Newsroom,  has covered labor and politics for more than a...

Dick Meister: Labor’s big day

November 14, 2012
By Dick MeisterDick Meister, former labor editor of the SF Chronicle and KQED/TV Newsroom, has covered labor and politics for more than a...

Dick Meister: Labor’s wise election choices

October 23, 2012
By Dick Meister Dick Meister, former labor editor of the SF Chronicle and KQED-TV Newsroom, has covered labor and politics for more than...

Dick Meister: Danger and death in the tobacco fields

September 26, 2012
By Dick Meister Dick Meister, who has covered labor and political issues for more than a half-century, is co-author of "A Long Time Coming:...

Guardian voices: Finally, rights for domestic workers

August 27, 2012
The national domestic workers’ movement is on the cusp of making history in California. Any day now, the state’s Domestic Bill of Rights (AB...

Dick Meister: Obama needs labor–again!

August 10, 2012
By Dick MeisterDick Meister, former labor editor of the SF Chronicle and KQED-TV Newsroom, has covered labor and politics for more than a...

Workers launch global Hyatt boycott, hundreds picket at Union Square

July 27, 2012
As shoppers scurried around Union Square yesterday, a picket that drew more than 300 people could be heard for blocks. The grand-scale noise-making was...

Eat your veggies and join a union

June 26, 2012
Mom and the AFL-CIO have an intriguing new message for America's working people: "Eat Your Veggies  – and Join a Union."Many moms know, of...

Meister: Walker won in Wisconsin, but so did labor

June 8, 2012
By Dick MeisterDick Meister, former labor editor of the SF Chronicle and KQED-TV Newsroom, has covered labor and politics for more than a...

Dick Meister: Two big tests for labor

June 3, 2012
By Dick Meister  Dick Meister, former labor editor of the SF Chronicle and KQED-TV Newsroom, has covered labor and politics for more than...

Dick Meister: Fair Trade: Not With Columbia

April 20, 2012
By Dick Meister Dick Meister, former labor editor of the SF Chronicle and KQED-TV Newsroom, has covered labor and politics for more than...

Meister: The obvious solution to our social security problem

April 16, 2012
By Dick Meister Dick Meister, former labor editor of the SF Chronicle and KQED-TV Newsroom, has covered labor and politics for more...

Dick Meister: Labor’s David vs. GOP’s Goliath

March 16, 2012
By Dick Meister  Dick Meister, former labor editor of the SF Chronicle and KQED-TV Newsroom, has covered labor and politics for more than...

Dick Meister: Apple’s unethical innovation

March 2, 2012
By Dick Meister Dick Meister, former labor editor of the SF Chronicle and KQED-TV Newsroom, has covered labor and politics for more than...

Dick Meister: The IWW Legacy

February 24, 2012
By Dick MeisterDick Meister, former labor editor of the SF Chronicle and KQED-TV Newsroom, has covered labor and politics for more than a...

Dick Meister: Celebrating the Farmworkers’ Filipino American Champion

February 20, 2012
By Dick Meister Dick Meister, former Labor Editor of SF Chronicle and KQED-TV Newsroom, has covered labor and politics for more than a...

Dick Meister: Sit down, punk!

February 2, 2012
By Dick MeisterDick Meister, former labor editor of the SF Chronicle and KQED-TV Newsroom, has covered labor and politics for more than a...