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I'm Scared, Therefore I Work

A few weeks ago, I got into an argument–offline, not online–about those two horsemen of the apocalypse that are destroying the American nation, rendering it financially insolvent, and turning the American Dream into the American Nightmare. 514 more words


Back And Forth Over Public Pension Plan

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Business and organized labor are again fighting over Connecticut’s proposed public retirement plan.

Neither side got exactly what it wanted in the first battle that ended when Gov. 121 more words


The fast food workers' movement and the Ferguson rebellion

During the mass uprising that engulfed Ferguson, Missouri in the weeks following the police murder of unarmed Black teenager Mike Brown, members of the St. Louis-area fast food workers’ organizing campaign – … 5,873 more words

Class Struggle

Illinois peeps, check out - More Hurdles for Home Care Unions

A lawsuit filed in federal court in Minnesota seeks to undermine union rights.. via NYT Opinion http://ift.tt/1sNViqb


The Anti-White Conga Line Marches On


Richard Dumbka is in St. Louis today, gushing all over Michael Brown, and fuming against racism.  I’ll get you a URL for corroboration later. 40 more words

St. Louis Local

Cookies are Delicious Delicacies


And Oreos are cookies.

Not some conspiracy to split apart a union.

It should be noted that black people are the main ones that use “oreo” as a pejorative for a black person who is white on the inside.

St. Louis Local

“All workers deserve to be treated with dignity and respect”: Lessons learned from workplace agitation gone awry

Last fall, I was fired from my job as a servers’ assistant (SA) at an upscale restaurant located in the premier bourgeois business district of a large Southern city. 4,692 more words

Class Struggle