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WorkingFerTheMan supports the Strike against SOPA

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

Don’t believe the Bosses;Rudolph was a Red

Friday, December 23rd, 2011

The bosses are so afraid of left ideas that they even changed one of the songs in the classic Christmas story of Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer.   To recap the story, Santa is a fascist boss who doesn't like "Red Nosed" folks, and he tells Rudolph  you'll never amount to ...

IBEW 827 and People’s Organization for Progress Rally for Jobs and Justice

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

IBEW 827 joined People's Organization for Progress (POP) at their daily mobilization  for jobs,peace,justice, and equality.  Occupy Newark members also attended.  POP is  leading the working class by rallying everyday since June 27, 2011.  They are commemorating the Montgomery bus boycott and will continue until they ...

Next Low-Wage Haven: USA

Saturday, October 8th, 2011

Good things come to those who wait.  You've heard that saying right?  Well since so many of us working folks have been asleep for so many years  while our wages have been sinking and benefits have been stolen away by bosses, Wall Street, health insurance bandits soon all those jobs ...

Union Workers occupy VZW store Roosevelt, Minn.

Monday, October 3rd, 2011

Fists in the air and voices raised union rebels from the AFL-CIO Nextup11 Young Workers Summit occupied a Verizon Wireless store in Roosevelt, Minn on Saturday.   The militant action which lasted about 45 minutes shocked the store manager. The workers demanded that Verizon bosses settle the current contract dispute and share ...

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 ...

Here’s a couple songs for Labor Day

Monday, September 5th, 2011

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Verizon Strike Ends, For Now

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

Here's another good article from Labor Notes. Jenny Brown |  August 22, 2011 CWA Local 9510 rallied in southern California August 17 in support of the strike. Photo: Unity at Verizon. After 15 days on strike, 45,000 Verizon workers will march into work on Tuesday after extracting an agreement from ...

Steven Greenhouse Reports on Verizon Strike and Ohio Union Battle (Democracy Now!)

Friday, August 19th, 2011

N Y Times reporter Steven Greenhouse talks to Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez on Democracy Now.   Most of Greenhouse's reporting on the strike has been weak and relies far too much on company lies and propaganda.  But this interview is better than much of what he's written. [youtube][/youtube]