Monthly Archives: October 2011

One more day to wait

The last of the locals vote today. Then we’ll find out the next step. There is no more bargaining table, they burned it up for firewood. Our backs are against the wall. But that’s not always bad news. That means … Continue reading

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Talkin’ Union…”What I mean is, take it easy, but take it.”

I think we’re in a real moment of possibility here. I have to think so. I know that things look bad for us, that we’re in a position of vulnerability and division. But it won’t always be like this. We … Continue reading

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Waiting for Mr. Goodbar

Finally got a tentative agreement. If it goes to arbitration, we don’t know what we’ll get. Maybe even less than what we think we’ll get with the contract. I’m gonna have to sit with this for a while. I have … Continue reading

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A deep breath…and maybe some dancing?

There is so much to be angry about. The media blackout of the Wall Street protests,budget cuts, war, poverty, the systematic dismantling of any worker protection…the list goes on. I found myself getting carried away; just so angry. But as I … Continue reading

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Wall Street Occupied

Wall Street Occupied Shining a light today to the Wall Street Occupied movement. Hardly a mention on the regular news, and when it is, people are dismissed as rabblerousers or thugs. They’re not; there is nothing thuggish about standing up when … Continue reading

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