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Meister: The Legislature shows Congress how

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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Dick Meister: Still dreaming of justice

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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!

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