Category Archives: Workers of the World

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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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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The Persistence of Inadequate Ideas

All your conservative friends tell you the same thing – it’s the unions that drove General Motors and Chrysler into bankruptcy. Well, sometimes you get what they say is the other real reason – it was all the government regulations, … Continue reading

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