Tag: unions

It’s the class war, kids

This morning my Twitter feed is full of two seemingly disparate things: the riots in London, the cleanup, the aftermath, and then the recall elections in Wisconsin. Two things that seem so far apart but when you look at them,…

Happy May Day!

“Pray for the dead and fight like hell for the living.” -Mary Harris “Mother” Jones, Hellraiser. Here in the U.S. Labor Day is a muted affair celebrated at the end of the summer. It’s mostly lost its meaning to millions…

Wisconsin: The fight isn’t over yet

This is a guest-post by April Lukes-Streich. April is a blogger and activist from Minneapolis, Minnesota. After spending years toiling in the cubefarms of various banks in Minnesota explaining overdraft fees and investigating ATM fraud, April liberated herself from the…