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Cubicle workers of the world — unite!

I don’t work in a cubicle, but I am a fan of the labor movement and thought this ad from ThinkGeek was funny: Fellow cubicledwellers, join us in solidarity against The Man. OfficeMax estimates there are 80 million cubicle workers … Continue reading

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POEM: Luxury Hotel

Luxury Hotel Room after room after room with no stopping, no let-up. How many in a year? Five thousand? Six thousand? The human body can only take so much. So many liftings of the mattress, so many bends of the … Continue reading

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Tasini to Paterson: Are you insane, Dave?

Labor writer and activist Jonathan Tasini Jonathan Tasini has written a simple and compelling piece about NY Gov. David Paterson’s call for pension givebacks for state employees. Here’s the core of Tasini’s argument: We could wipe out the budget deficit–or, … Continue reading

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President-elect Obama on the Employee Free Choice Act

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UNITE HERE prez on Obama’s victory

A UNITE HERE election volunteer I work for the labor union UNITE HERE. Our president, Bruce Raynor, put out this statement on Barack Obama’s victory: STATEMENT FROM UNITE HERE GENERAL PRESIDENT BRUCE RAYNOR ON OBAMA VICTORY November 4, 2008 New … Continue reading

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