Owl Always Love You - Art Print →
elissabud: Please vote for my art print on Minted. Thank you, thank you, thank you!!! Too cute. Owls and “Owl always love you” :-D
Rape Victim Arrested And Denied Contraception –... →
A Tampa woman whom we only know as R.W., was raped. She was treated by the rape crisis center, who gave her two emergency contraception pills, one to be taken immediately and one to be taken 12 hours later. When she reported the rape to the police, they uncovered an arrest warrant on R.W. for failure to pay restitution and failure to appear. After she was arrested, a Hillsborough County guard...
Bricklayers' Pension Fund Marks 40th Anniversary,... →
Impressive. Founded in 1865 the BAC is North American’s oldest continuous union, and covers 90,000 skilled mason, brick, and plaster, etc. workers. The more that you know… labor edition. ———————————————— WASHINGTON, June 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Joint Statement by James...
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OpinionNation: Labor's Bad Recall? →
Mike Elk wrote one of the best pieces I’ve read on the Wisconsin recall. Old labor geezers that business unionists need to pull their heads out of their asses, or retire and get the fuck out of the labor movement. It’s this spineless do nothing bullshit that is going to kill organized labor. Direct action and hard organizing is the only way we’re going to rebuild the American...
Con Ed locks out union workers as talks break down →
Locking out your employees as a hit wave hits NY? The bosses don’t even care about their customers! (big surprise right?) ——— Consolidated Edison utility workers in New York City in an undated photo. (WCBS) Last Updated 2:30 p.m. ET (AP) NEW YORK - Consolidated Edison closed walk-in centers, suspended meter readings and limited work on major construction projects in New...
What Might Have Been: One Report from Madison,... →
http://coreyrobin.com/2012/06/20/what-might-have-been-one-report-from-madison-wisconsin/ In all the post-mortems about what went down in Wisconsin, this comment on my blog from a union activist in Madison got lost in the shuffle. I have no idea who this person is or if s/he is correct in his/her assessment. But it seemed worth posting here in full. … … . I’m a member of the...
Seriously…what’s the fucking point? I did everything right. I got my...– A facebook friend who has every right to be angry. They told us to go to college, they told us taking on debt would work out because we would get the “good jobs”. Now we’re all fucking indentured servants who can’t put our knowledge and talents to any profitable use. ...
Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing →
An oldie, but a goodie: —————————————————— Sexist antics and union-busting cast doubt on American Apparel’s progressive cred BY Ari Paul Full disclosure: As I write this piece, I’m wearing a gray American Apparel T-shirt. In fact, I own more than one T-shirt from this company. The...