Archive for September, 2011

Troy Davis and The Legacy of Slavery

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

I hear a lot of people -- mostly white folks, but not exclusively -- say that “Hey slavery ended 150 years ago.  It’s time to move on.”  While there is a little truth in this statement, there is also a profound misconception.  The racist legacy of slavery lives on in ...

Racism’s Tentacles run Deep: Save Troy Davis

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

The clock is ticking, and I sit here gifted with the time for reflection. I can't imagine what it would be like to be Troy Anthony Davis whose time may be running out. Tomorrow at this hour he may be dead -- executed by the state of Georgia, ...

GM and UAW Reach Tentative Deal

Saturday, September 17th, 2011

This is from the Wall Street Journal GM Reaches Deal With UAW By MATTHEW DOLAN General Motors late Friday night reached a tentative agreement with the United Auto Workers for a new, four-year labor contract, setting the stage for the union's continuing negotiations with Ford Motor Co. and Chrysler Group ...

Don’t Believe the hype. The Dems are not the Answer

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

Like my man FlavaFlav says so well, "Don't believe the Hy-y-y-ya-ipe."  VP Joe Biden gave a rousing speech Labor Day trying to trick us poor working people into believing one more time that the Democrats are going to help unions fight the terrorist tactics of the bosses and their courts ...

Here’s a couple songs for Labor Day

Monday, September 5th, 2011

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Verizon’s phone customers paid more to Uncle Sam than the telecom giant

Monday, September 5th, 2011

Pay no taxes and lay people off ,  are companies like Verizon the the type of entities we need leading our economy?   As long as we allow this type of shit, working people are doomed.  The information below about Verizon comes from a report on executive compensation and tax dodging ...