Tag Archives: labor

It’s D-Day in the Class War

“We cannot negotiate with those who say, ‘What’s mine is mine and what’s yours is negotiable.'” —John F. Kennedy On November 6th, 60 million Americans waited in line to yank the monkey wrench from Congress.  We reappointed our Democratic general for another four years.  – Read the full article

Happy Labor Day, America

Today is Labor Day.  It can be a challenge to remember today’s purpose, because the accomplishments of the labor movement are marked by what doesn’t happen.  But it’s important to reflect on the contours of your life to remember the historical importance of this day and the people who sacrificed their lives to make it possible.  – Read the full article

Mitt Romney’s Flying Circus

Mitt Romney caused a spot of bother in London when he said of England’s Olympics preparations: “There are a few things that were disconcerting: the stories about the private security firm not having enough people; the supposed strike of the immigration and customs officials, that obviously is not something which is encouraging.  – Read the full article

R.I.Pieces, you douchbag

Yes, I’m referring to Andrew Breitbart. The snake died at 43 of an apparent heart attack (as if he had a heart). 43 years is way too many years on this earth for that spawn of satan. He spewed hate without remorse. – Read the full article

AFL-CIO Young Workers Summit in Minneapolis, Sept 29 – Oct 02

The AFL-CIO Young Workers Summit is coming to Minneapolis September 29th to October 2nd (hat-tip to yda.org). This looks like a great opportunity to continue the momentum against the attack on workers rights. From the website: Young people are making a difference all across the globe—from Egypt to Wisconsin. – Read the full article