In Memory of President Richard Trumpka

In Memory of President Richard Trumpka

The Labor community has coalesced today around the sadness of a good man as well as a great leader in the passing of President Richard Trumpka.  A Pennsylvania miner, he rose to become President of the United Mineworkers.  He was a relentless advocate for workers,...
In Support of the Pro-Act

In Support of the Pro-Act

It has been said. “Those who do not heed the lessons of history, are destined to repeat them.” During the mid-19th Century In the midst of our Industrial Revolution and transformation from an agrarian society to one of production, we saw tremendous strife between the...
Worcester Nurses Holding The Line, Making History

Worcester Nurses Holding The Line, Making History

This June, the nurses of St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester, MA entered their third month of striking, what the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA) is calling “one of the longest nurses strikes nationally in over a decade.” By the MNA’s own estimates the strike has...
Introducing Jack Fell, Fr. Ed Boyle Fellow

Introducing Jack Fell, Fr. Ed Boyle Fellow

We’re proud to announce that Mr. Jack Fell is our new Fr. Edward Boyle Fellow. Jack is a recent graduate of Hobart & William Smith Colleges with a BA in Political Science. A former captain of his school’s soccer team, Jack received HWS’ Blocker Scholarship to...