Saw "Phil Ochs: There But for Fortune" yesterday. The film is a biography of the singer-songwriter/journalist who died at the age of 35, but not before writing and singing great songs for the Movement. Phil Ochs wrote about civil rights, war and labor. Here's the first lines of "Hazard, Kentucky." Sounds like today:…Continue
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Colbert Report said this tonight:
" There's a new drink called the "Trickle Down" - your bartender keeps on giving your drink to the rich guy next to you until he vomits it in your glass!"
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This video is by Carlos Tovar, better known in Peru as Carlin, the political cartoonist of 'La Republica', a major Peruvian daily. He is proposing a global strike for a four-hour working day. I would like to see it as a major contribution toward some kind of global labour charter. But I would like to know what others think.
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GAIA is online and looking for its fellows!
I am glad to let you know that GAIA as an open/wiki social network union experiment has been launched recently. Everybody can join in now on the fellowship base, wihout being have to leave our local/national union membership, and contribute to the formation of a unioque semi-structured union space.
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Bus workers struggle for democratic labor union
More than 50 years bus workers worked under yellow union. The yellow union in bus company didn't represent workers, but management. December in 2010 bus workers in Jeon-ju city, south eastern area of South Korea, went on strike for achieving democratic labor union in their workplace.
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(This list is shown and Sen Long's achievements are at http://www.hueylong.com/life-times/index.php)
In a national radio address in February 1934, U.S. Senator Huey Long unveiled a plan called Share Our Wealth, a program
designed to provide a decent standard…
Added by Joseph Skues on January 2, 2011 at 22:49 — No Comments