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Rebuilding the labor movement

November 15, 2010
Dick Meister, former labor editor of the SF Chronicle and KQED-TV Newsroom, has covered labor and politics for a half century. Contact him...

Election over, what next?

November 8, 2010
Dick Meister is a San Francisco-based columnist who has covered political and labor issues for a half-century as a reporter, editor , ...

$100,000 -A-Year Women

November 3, 2010
Dick Meister, former labor editor of the SF Chronicle and KQED-TV Newsroom, has covered labor and politics for a half-century. Contact him through his...

Your first world series is always the best

October 27, 2010
Dick Meister. former labor editor of the SF Chronicle and KQED-TV Newsroom, has covered labor and politics for a half century. Contact him through...

Ignoring Cheney’s real victims

October 22, 2010
Dick Meister. former labor editor of the SF Chronicle and KQED-TV Newsroom, has covered labor and politics for a half century. Contact him through...

Labor’s outreach

October 19, 2010
Dick Meister, former labor editor of the SF Chronicle and KQED-TV Newsroom, has covered labor and politics for a half-century. Contact him through his...

Labor’s promise

October 11, 2010
Dick Meister, former labor editor of the SF Chronicle and KQED-TV Newsroom, has covered labor and politics for a half-century. Contact him through his...

A trio of great Hispanic leaders

October 8, 2010
Dick Meister, former labor editor of the SF Chronicle and KQED-TV Newsroom, has covered labor and politics for a half-century. Contact him through his...

Brown or Whitman? No contest

October 1, 2010
Sidebar to The pummeling of SF LaborJerry Brown or Meg Whitman? Barbara Boxer or Carly Fiorina? For labor voters, the choice should be obvious.All...

The pummeling of SF Labor

October 1, 2010
Click to read sidebar, Brown or Whitman? No contestWith five supervisorial seats open and only one incumbent running, the Labor Council has had a...

9/11 rescuers need rescuing

September 22, 2010
Dick Meister, former labor editor of the SF Chronicle and KQED-TV Newsroom, has covered labor and politics for a half-century. Contact him through his...

Labor Day heroes

September 3, 2010
Dick Meister, former labor editor of the SF Chronicle and KQED-TV Newsroom, has covered labor and politics for a half-century. Contact him through his...

Hands off social security!

August 27, 2010
Dick Meister, former labor editor of the SF Chronicle and KQED-TV Newsroom, has covered labor and politics for a half-century. Contact him through his...

Historic election for labor

August 21, 2010
Labor and Democratic Party leaders are concerned – and rightly so – that labor's rank-and-file may not turn out in November to support labor-friendly...

Safety first!

July 23, 2010
Dick Meister, former labor editor of the SF Chronicle and KQED-TV Newsroom, has covered labor and politics for a half-century. Contact him through his...

Congress is acting stupidly

July 19, 2010
Dick Meister, former labor editor of the SF Chronicle and KQED-TV Newsroom, has covered labor and politics for a half-century. Contact him through his...

The martyrdom of Mooney and Billings

July 16, 2010
Dick Meister , former labor editor of the SF Chronicle and KQED-TV Newsroom, has covered labor and politics for a half-century. Contact him through...

Closing the wealth gap

July 6, 2010
Dick Meister, former labor editor of the SF Chronicle and KQED-TV Newsroom, has covered labor and politics for a half-century. Contact him through his...

God’s not on the side of the union busters

June 21, 2010
Dick Meister, former labor editor of the SF Chronicle and KQED/TV Newsroom, has covered labor and politics for a half-century. Contact him through...

Labor’s small business friends

June 2, 2010
Dick Meister, former labor editor of the SF Chronicle and KQED-TV Newsroom, has covered labor and politics for a half-century. Contact him through his...

An extraordinarily good man

May 26, 2010
Dick Meister, former labor editor of the SF Chronicle and KQED-TV Newsroom, has covered labor and politics for a half-century. Contact him through his...

The Governor and the condemned man

May 19, 2010
Dick Meister, a San Francisco-based columnist, covered the Caryl Chessman case as a reporter for The Associated Press, correspondent for The Nationmagazine, and commentator...

An environmental and worker disaster

May 17, 2010
Dick Meister, former labor editor of the SF Chronicle and KQED-TV Newsroom, has covered labor and politics for a half-centuryIt‘s coming up on 10...

The invaluable legacy of Willard Wirtz

April 28, 2010
Dick Meister, formerly labor editor of the SF Chronicle and KQED-TV Newsroom, has covered labor and politics for a half –century.Never has there been...