Posts tagged "Michigan"

Labor fights back from one-two punch

Labor fights back from one-two punch
The numbers say it all. The unionized workforce has shrunk  because manufacturing jobs have been going overseas and the job growth in sectors like retail and service, where there are few unions. Organized labor has tried to reverse the trend. The unions’ methods range from welcoming immigrant workers into their ranks to having large demonstrations when state... Read more »

The other Romney fought segregation, why don't we?

The other Romney fought segregation, why don't we?
My family is from Detroit. My four times great grandfather, George Cottrell, was one of the founders of St. Clair County, up river from the Motor City. He and his French descendents helped settle the region. Another hundred years later, my grandmother’s grandfather arrived from Germany and married my great great grandmother, who also hailed... Read more »