Tag: IAM

  • How pervasive was White Supremacy?

    Yesterday when I researched my father’s work with the International Association of Machinists, I found a couple of troubling facts. I feel proud of his work as a union employee but it should come as no surprise that the IAM was a severely flawed organization. First of all, the “IAM is regarded as one of […]

  • Why I support unions

    When I was a toddler in Miami during World War II, my father was a machinist at ** Consolidated Vultee Aircraft (Convair), ranked fourth among United States corporations by value of wartime production contracts, higher than the giants like Douglas Aircraft, Boeing, and Lockheed. Dad was in a labor union, today named The International Association of […]