David Canfield

Solidarity Forever

Musings on the meaning of solidarity and labor in the 21st century. Are worker protections a quaint relic of the past? Have unions grown too powerful and unresponsive to their membership? Labor Sunday is a perfect time to think about what it means to be “working class”, “blue collar” or “white collar” and what the […]

Labor Day: Implications for UUs

What does this season-ending holiday really mean to us? Anything other than another long weekend of R & R to close the summer and usher in fall? When and why did Labor Day come about? What is its place in our nation’s never-ending quest to achieve its founding ideals? How could Labor Day serve as […]