Tag Archives: Joe Hill

Look for the Union Label

Hollywood is an odd place. Everyone knows that, but those of us who live here know just how odd this place is. Yeah, there are all the movie studios, which aren’t actually in Hollywood itself, but then there are all … Continue reading

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Another Odd May Day

Okay – it was one more May Day with the usual foolishness. It was International Workers Day, and Ed Kilgore explained here how we don’t participate – we moved that sort of thing to the end of summer, our Labor … Continue reading

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The Last Labor Day

Another Labor Day has come and gone, not that anyone even thinks about what the holiday was about. Organized labor? That’s so Joe Hill (he might have been innocent by the way) – although there were a scattering of the … Continue reading

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Labor Pains

It was just another Tuesday in Wisconsin: Huge crowds gathered at the Capitol for an eighth day Tuesday to protest Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s plan to cut union benefits and end most public workers’ collective bargaining rights as the state … Continue reading

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