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Yes they did.

The Teachers Revolt in West Virginia Will Oklahoma teachers be the next to strike?

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Labor Day

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Best reads

This week, try these three. Harold Myerson at the American Prospect, on a new labor alliance in California. L.A. Story, The Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy: a new model for American liberalism? From reporters at the Arkansas Times, … Continue reading

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A few facts about Mitt Romney

That’s all you need to know.

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Tax the Rich

This is the best thing I’ve seen in ages. Beautiful composition, I keep watching it over and over. A time lapse compilation of the ongoing protests in Madison, Wisconsin. Edit to add: Over at Balloon Juice, garage mahal from Wisconsin … Continue reading

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Union solidarity rally

Last Saturday, all over the country, people gathered in solidarity with the union protesters in Wisconsin. Denver had a nice turnout, 2-3,000 people came together at the capitol building. It was a gorgeous, sunny day, and the crowd was raucous … Continue reading

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Rallies Saturday in support of Wisconsin Unions

MoveOn is organizing rallies in all 50 states tomorrow (Saturday) at noon. We’ll be going to the rally in Denver (west side steps of the Capitol building). Find your nearest rally at the link. I’m sure you’ve seen this shocking … Continue reading

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Shared sacrifice

Cartoon by Pat Bagley.

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A massive failure of the private sector

Over at Salon, Andrew Leonard interviews Joseph McCartin, a Georgetown University professor who writes on the history of the labor movement. The whole interview is worth reading, but this portion really struck me for its clarity on the economic situation … Continue reading

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Standing with the unions

On, Wisconsin!

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