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Dick Meister: The real May Day

May 2, 2014
 By Dick MeisterMay Day. A day to herald the coming of Spring with song and dance, a day forchildren with flowers in their hair...

Dick Meister: The jobless need help. Now!!

November 25, 2013
By Dick Meister Guardian columnist Dick Meister, former labor editor of the San Francisco Chronicle and KQED-TV Newsroom, has covered labor and politics for...

Meister: OK, Nike, pay up!

November 6, 2013
     By Dick Meister Guardian columnist Dick Meister is a longtime Bay Area journalist. He can be reached at www.dickmeister.com, which includes several hundred...

Meister: A Halloween invasion from Mars

October 29, 2013
Guardian columnist Dick Meister is a longtime Bay Area journalist."2X2L calling CQ ... 2X2L calling CQ, New York ... Isn't there anyone on the...

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...

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: Celebrating July Fourth with the enemy

July 3, 2013
By Dick MeisterDick Meister is a veteran Guardian columnist and freelance writer.The Fourth of July, as we all know, is Independence Day. Hurray for...

Dick Meister: We’ve suffered a great loss

May 3, 2013
She's gone, Gerry, the love of my life, my dearly beloved wife for 57 years. It's difficult at this time of deep mourning for me...

Dick Meister: Honor a legendary organizer

February 19, 2013
Dick Meister, former labor editor of the San Francisco Chronicle, is co-author of A Long Time Coming: The Struggle to Unionize America's Farm Workers...

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: Martin Luther King Jr. — a working class hero

January 22, 2013
Bay 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: We all need a higher minimum wage

November 9, 2012
By Dick MeisterBay Guardian columnist Dick Meister, former labor editor of the SF Chronicle and KQED/TV Newsroom, has covered labor and politics ...

Dick Meister: A Halloween invasion from Mars!

October 30, 2012
By Dick MeisterDick Meister is a longtime San Francisco-based journalist and writer. Contact him through his website,  www.dickmeister.com “2X2L calling CQ … 2X2L calling...

Dick Meister: Your first World Series is always the best

October 26, 2012
Dick Meister, former labor editor of the SF Chronicle and KQED-TV Newsroom has covered labor and politics for more than a half-century. Contact him...

Dick Meister: Missing a vital election issue!

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 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: Stalking and killing for sport

October 6, 2012
By Dick MeisterDick Meister is a San Francisco writer. You can contact him through his website, www.dickmeister.com, which includes more than 350 of his...

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:...

Dick Meister: Clint wasn’t always this politically inept

September 3, 2012
By Dick MeisterDick Meister is a San Francisco columnist and serious ice cream aficionado who has covered politics for more than...