Make no mistake:: It is a challenging era for workers and retirees in America; income inequality is at levels not seen since before the Great Depression.
The tattered sign standing at the entrance of Ormet's North Gate pretty much says it all.
As the 2014 campaign passes Labor Day, anti-worker and anti-union governors, all right-wing and all elected in the 2010 GOP sweep - are top targets this fall.
The pro-Darren Wilson folks were screaming rage-soaked insults, but the protestors stoically chanted back in unison.
But it is spurring worries of another misguided U.S. military undertaking, escalating war and chaos, with the people of the region bearing the brunt.
Another side of one of Britain's best known actors, film directors and producers who was true to his socialist principles and who supported so many good and progressive causes.
Pulling together, volunteering and pitching in when city leaders seemed unable or unwilling to - just added to the unity building during a time of profound crisis.
Their request is a simple one: A $15 an hour minimum wage and the right to organize a union.
For working women the results of the November 2014 election will determine much about your life on and off the job.