Related Program: The Record Labor Expert Says Seattle Was Epicenter Of Labor Movement In 2013 By Marcie Sillman & Hannah Burn • Dec 31, 2013 Related Program: The Record TweetShareGoogle+Email Locally, one of the biggest labor stories of the year was the contract dispute between Boeing and the Machinist Union. KUOW Photo/Carolyn Adolph Listen Listening... / 7:12 Marcie Sillman talks with John Nichols, Washington correspondent at The Nation, about the year's most significant labor stories. Tags: laborBoeingminimum wageschools and educationbusinessgovernmentTweetShareGoogle+Email Related Content Seattle 2013: A Year In Protest By Bond Huberman • Dec 30, 2013 Heather Villanueva As we looked back on the last year, debating which stories to highlight here, we noticed a trend that surprised us: 2013 was a year of activism and protest in the Seattle area. Despite Union Objections, Local Politicians Urge Approval Of Boeing Contract By Marcie Sillman & Hannah Burn • Dec 30, 2013 Listen Listening... / 5:56 Marcie Sillman talks with Everett Mayor Ray Stephanson about why he's urging the machinist union to approve Boeing's contract offer. The Long Road Back: Polish-Jewish Relations Today By Steve Scher • Dec 31, 2013 Louise Steinman's book "The Crooked Mirror." Listen Listening... / 13:51 "Do they miss us?” That was the question on Louise Steinman’s mind when she decided to travel to Poland and explore the country’s efforts at reconciliation with their traumatic past of dual occupations of the Nazis and Soviets. Coffee Prices Down, So Why Am I Still Paying $4.79 For A Latte? By Marcie Sillman & Hannah Burn • Dec 31, 2013 Flickr Photo/Cairns Dining Listen Listening... / 5:01 Marcie Sillman talks with Leslie Josephs, Wall St. Journal commodities market reporter, about how coffee prices can fall without the consumer ever seeing a difference.