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Name of Collection:  Grupper (Ira) Papers 

Accession Number:  AM09-27                               

Given By:  Ira Grupper    

Date of Receipt:  September 2009         

Extent:  68 columns     

Inclusive Dates:  April 2002 - current   

Form of Material (Letters, Minutes, etc.):

Copies of articles from FORsooth, a newspaper of Louisville, Kentucky chapter of F.O.R. (Fellowship of Reconciliation).

 

AM09-27 Grupper (Ira) Collection Article Index

Year

Month

Title

1998

Feb

A Sacrifice Remembered: Heroic civil rights worker recalled as ‘presente’

1998

March

Many causes of GE’s decline: Company strategy costs jobs in Louisville

1998

 

PART TWO: The GE story

1998

June

A troubled time in labor, a hopeful one in Mississippi

1998

Sept

A chance to make a difference

1998

Oct

The view from inside

1998/1999

Dec/ Jan

3 on court fail community by okaying bond

1999

March

Tyson workers’ fight against givebacks deserves help

1999

April

Striking Indiana Tyson workers get stronger each day

1999

June

School’s out, but victorious Tyson workers are back in

1999

July- Aug

The human faces of struggle

1999

Sept

A slap from city hall

1999

Oct

Column heads to Middle East in search of justice

2000

Feb

Tour of ‘the land of my cousins’ has a whirlwind start

2000

March

Quest for real peace brings activists to the homeplace

2000

April

Jingoism, tension, hubris impede search for just peace

2000

May

Mideast view shaped by many from wide backgrounds

2000

June- July

Weary traveler gets little rest as the struggles beckon

2000

Oct

Cases indicate racial profiling not limited to highways

2000

Nov

Contrasting outcomes

2000/2001

Dec- Jan

Labor gets a glimpse at a struggling but resilient Cuba

2001

March

The distribution problem

2001

April

Of the public trust, the public truss, the public trough

2001

June

Company uses legal tactics to wear nurse union down

2001

July- Aug

A victory to shout about

2001

Oct

Terrorism’s cause and effects…

2001/2002

Dec- Jan

Two domestic scenes give few hints of a nation at war

2002

Feb

Labor movement has become as global as corporations

2002

March

Local heroes, too, must be recalled in civil rights history

2002

April

Amid labor progress, chilling setbacks can still happen

2002

May

From Pakistan to Paintsville, workers movement lives

2002

June

Struggles ongoing for cities- and a world- for people

2002

July- Aug

Struggling Mexican indigenous finally get day in court

2002

Sept

Reactionaries pouring against workers, civil liberties

2002

Oct

Some in labor unifying with peace efforts as war nears

2002

Nov

Nurses union posts a significant win against company

2003

Feb

Labor activists make a decisive move against Iraq war

2003

April

A face on a human tragedy

2003

May

Peace as crucial to workers as wages and hours issue

2003

June

Lessons for activists are found over time, space

2003

July

Denouncing slavery easy; fighting its newer form hard

2003

Sept

Activists don’t drop out of the struggles, many proved

2003

Oct

Two view on a Dixie debacle- why tax reform failed

2003

Nov

Transit’s drivers and makers fighting anti-labor trends

2003/2004

Dec- Jan

Labor leader back on road to safer driving conditions

2004

Feb

Amid death and demolitions, two unions settle dispute

2004

April

Jobless are victims of weapons

2004

May

Two who worked for justice die, but their causes go on

2004

June

Will workers survive possible grocery chain collapse?

2004

July- Aug

A state makes unimagined progress from its brutal past

2004

Sept

Unity not complete as Mississippi county recalls in 1964

2004

Oct

Latrogenic wound: teachers asked to bear several costs

2004/2005

Dec- Jan

Use caution W, a bucking bronco is under your saddle

2005

Feb

As a rights leader dies, his struggles and others continue

2005

March

An oligopolistic infection is once more spread around

2005

April

Great farm workers win speaks to long struggle ahead

2005

May

Bankruptcy latest to be tilted to wealthy

2005

June

Media, society’s watchdog, under examination as well

2005

July- Aug

Two big wins come against backdrop of labor troubles

2005

Sept

Unions face challenges; 5 anti- terrorists get fairer trial

2005

Oct

Even a hurricane can inspire the greedy to exploitation

2005

Nov

A troubled economy is a labor woe

2005/2006

Dec- Jan

Janitors get a measure of justice; cuts loom elsewhere

2006

Feb

A city, state feel labor’s response to curb on workers

2006

March

Nurse unionist wins struggle with hospital corporation

2006

April

At times tense, working with Anne Braden joy overall

2006

May

Unjust bill spurs previously unseen workers to rise up

2006

June

As GOP falters, are Democrats recalling party’s core?

2006

July- Aug

War and the working class tied by Mideast escalation

2006

Sept

Quality is job 1 - minus the job - for giant auto maker

2006

Oct

Nine of varying beliefs unite back to Nicaragua’s poor

2006

Nov

After 24 years on job, health care security still elusive

2006/2007

Dec- Jan

Resister made better use of time, skills by not fighting

2007

Feb

Thousands gather to consider ways to win back media

2007

March

In Louisville, nation, ‘Lee’ and others see leaner times

2007

April

Chavez’ left turn improving life for poor Venezuelans

2007

May

Venezuelan women taking reins in Chavez revolution

2007

June

When a union blesses a formerly feared auto takeover

2007

July- Aug

Atlanta hope, Louisville disappointment mark June

2007

Sept

The great emancipator’s great vision relevant in 2007

2007

October

Race the key factor in prosecuting in a Louisiana burg

2007

Nov

Groups unite to extinguish blazes of racism, unjust pay

2008

Feb

Some corporations fix prices, not the lives of workers

2008

March

Part one: social organization and the worldwide crisis

2008

April

Part 2 on Latin America: growth and resisting US

2008

May

Split turns ugly, but Latin scene brightens

2008

June

Louisville, world fronts pose many challenges to labor

2008

July- Aug

Some capitalists opposing others- yes, times are hard

2008

Sept

As a poet passes, resistance continues by boatload

2008

Nov

Life devoted to cleansing US of racism, foul language

2008/2009

Dec- Jan

The woes awaiting Obama, the shoulders he stands on

2009

Feb

Woman recalls her role in the rerouting the flow of history

2009

March

Vietnam trip turned thoughts of war to wish for peace

2009

April

‘New beginnings’ arrive for labor and fairer tax policy

2009

May

A more united labor waged uphill fight for free choice

2009

June

Layoffs in Louisville; the keys to equality in Mississippi

2009

July- Aug

Buy America or bye, America? 3 labor activists’ views

2009

Sept

‘Goon squad tactics’ harm health of health care debate

2009

Oct

AFL-CIO transition is a time of real progress in labor

2009

Nov

Does the commander-in-chief deserve prize for peace?

2009/2010

Dec- Jan

As poverty swells, AFL-CIO backs plan to create jobs

2010

Feb

In Gaza, collective punishment by Israel is retributive

2010

March

UAW and the race card – a decades-old fault of labor

2010

April

Power to the people? Mayor talks bold transformation

2010

May

Truly golden 50-year reunion recalls songs and sit-ins

2010

July-Aug

Despoilment of ecosystems and loss of jobs near gulf

2010

September

Health care or wealth care – the story of one medicine

2010

October

Twin horrors: US unemployment, Mideast occupation

2010

November

State’s heart in the struggle for 50 years, but funding?

2010/2011

Dec-Jan

At new year, spoken and sung tributes to the fightback

2011

Feb

Four factors divide meeting a need from feeding greed, by Francis Sandy Eaton (guest author)

2011

March

Egyptian freedom movement and the US justice cause

2011

April

We the people, came to Indy to “represent outselves”

2011

May

The Attempt to Crush Public Worker Unions

2011

June

Down the Stretch They Come – May Day on the Outside

2011

July/Aug

US left should support Palestinian acknowledgment

2011

September

“Green Jobs for Haiti Campaign” (guest author)

2011

November

All good things must come to an end

2012

June

The Louisville Orchestra wins a tough battle

2013

May

Whither Labor?

2013

July/Aug

Half of a speech given at University of Havana, Cuba

2013

October

Race and class in labor – part 2

2014

March

The ethical contradictions in a greater moral good

2014

May

When businesses could have protected lives, but chose not to

2014

July-August

European anti-immigrant racism—and the fightback against it

2014

October

A handcuffed protester at 90 – my lovely friend Hedy Epstein

2014

November

If Blood Be the Cost: Grupper and ENAR Fight the Rising Scourges of Racism and Neoliberalism by Isaac Marion Thacker IV

2014/2015

Dec/Jan

Open Hillel – a ray of hope amid world and personal conflict

2015

March

Some Say it distorts and is biased, but “Selma” must be seen

2015

June

Labor is rising up again; how far isn’t yet known

2015

July/August

Commemorating a freedom struggle while boosting a new one

2015

October

Blacks and Bernie Sanders slowly getting acquainted as primaries near

2016

April

Race, class, and oppression

2016

June

Of youth, history and defiance

2016

July/August

Don’t blame Islam for terrorism

 

 

 

 


Name of Collection:  Grupper (Ira) Papers 

Accession Number:  AM09-31                               

Given By:  George Morrison       

Date of Receipt:  June 12, 2009 

Extent:  32 columns     

Inclusive Dates:  February 1998 – March 2002

Form of Material (Letters, Minutes, etc.):

Copies of articles from FORsooth, a newspaper of Louisville, Kentucky chapter of F.O.R. (Fellowship of Reconciliation).


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