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BE THE FIRST ON YOUR BLOCK to see Tom the Dancing Bug every week! Members of the elite and prestigious INNER HIVE get the comic in their inboxes at least a day before publication -- and much, ...
by RubenBolling
Comment Count 41 comments on Thu Dec 06, 2012 at 06:50 AM PST with 63 Recommends
For executives, big bonuses are bankruptcy's creamy filling. Last week, a federal judge gave Hostess the go-ahead to hand ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 24 comments on Tue Dec 04, 2012 at 11:35 AM PST with 43 Recommends
I have discovered a conservative/Ayn Rand type blog post about the Baker's Union and the reasoning for the strike. "Did the Baker's Union Go Galt?" by Peter Ingemi, a right wing radio host, actually ...
by bluebarnstormer
Comment Count 54 comments on Fri Jan 11, 2013 at 07:01 AM PST with 174 Recommends
After lecturing us for years that Hostess is a worthless legacy company saddled with overpaid union workers, Hostess 'fessed up yesterday... There's been over a hundred offers to buy all or parts of ...
by RuralRoute
Comment Count 23 comments on Fri Nov 30, 2012 at 09:41 AM PST with 19 Recommends
I did a phone interview with Truth-out.org and they published it on their site yesterday. I feel like it went really well over all. The interviewer, Yana Kunichoff, showed me tremendous respect and ...
by bluebarnstormer
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Nov 30, 2012 at 07:31 AM PST with 26 Recommends
I have spent more time online away from Dailykos lately because I have been fighting misinformation about the Baker's Union around the web as best I can. In my searches I have come across an amazing ...
by bluebarnstormer
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Nov 29, 2012 at 11:02 AM PST with 18 Recommends
Dear Longshoreman The days leading up to the Hostess strike were both nerve racking and exciting. We had convinced ourselves we had to do it no matter the consequences. We had considered all ...
by bluebarnstormer
Comment Count 19 comments on Sun Dec 23, 2012 at 02:10 PM PST with 69 Recommends
A friend of mine posted a complaint on Facebook about the apparent demise of Hostess Bakeries: that the union acted against its members’ best interests by being greedy and spiteful, calling a ...
by cmcguinness
Comment Count 34 comments on Fri Nov 23, 2012 at 09:29 PM PST with 60 Recommends
Most people seem to assume that Hostess was operating under a traditional business model that was outdated and cumbersome. That in the end the company failed because they couldn't sell enough ...
by bluebarnstormer
Comment Count 106 comments on Sat Nov 24, 2012 at 01:23 PM PST with 372 Recommends
I have been asked by many of my Union Brothers and Sisters to provide a single link that includes Union resources and lists my 15 minutes of fame so they can use it to combat misinformation. We ...
by bluebarnstormer
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Nov 22, 2012 at 02:10 AM PST with 25 Recommends
Been following the Hostess bakers' strike? Been following fellow Kossack bluebarnstormer's insider accounts of it? Well, have you seen him on CNBC, making so much sense of the situation that even ...
by David Waldman
Comment Count 56 comments on Fri Nov 23, 2012 at 02:20 PM PST with 107 Recommends
This entry was written by Frances Causey. Thankfully, stories of striking workers at Wal-Mart and Hostess are making the front pages of newspapers and leading the “A” blocks of cable news shows.
by donnyg1941
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Nov 21, 2012 at 04:08 PM PST with 28 Recommends
Late last night, a last-ditch mediation between Hostess Brands and the bakers' union broke down , prompting the company to seek permission to wind down its operations. This afternoon, a federal ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Nov 21, 2012 at 03:15 PM PST with 8 Recommends
I have had many requests for a copy of this letter and I couldn't find it. Then my Union Sister Linda from Emporia was able to send me a copy!!! So, here ya go! The Letter My favorite part... "I ...
by bluebarnstormer
Comment Count 30 comments on Wed Nov 21, 2012 at 10:54 AM PST with 145 Recommends
Sometimes the power of denial is truly breathtaking. I say this with the authority that comes from observing myself, on so many occasions, float like Queen Nefertiti down that river in Egypt: It’...
by El T
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Nov 20, 2012 at 01:47 PM PST with 5 Recommends
By Tim Price, originally posted on Next New Deal Click here to subscribe to the Roosevelt Institute's weekly newsletter. Click here to receive the Daily ...
by Roosevelt Institute
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Nov 20, 2012 at 08:35 AM PST with 2 Recommends
Articles about Twinkies ! (heh) Never fear. Here's the down and dirty: As you read this pickets are forming at the Oakland Airport (run by the Port of Oakland), and tomorrow morning at 5:30 AM ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 41 comments on Mon Nov 19, 2012 at 09:25 PM PST with 89 Recommends
And it has little to do with mediation. Monday started for me with some internet job searches and a surprising phone call. It was a producer from CNBC who had seen some quotes I had in an article ...
by bluebarnstormer
Comment Count 149 comments on Tue Nov 20, 2012 at 04:31 AM PST with 679 Recommends
Good news for Hostess workers: Pushed by a bankruptcy judge eager to save thousands of jobs, Hostess Brands and one of its biggest unions agreed to mediation on Monday, in a last-ditch effort to ...
by Addison
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Nov 19, 2012 at 03:49 PM PST with 14 Recommends
Here's the story from the New York Post, continuing it's excellent coverage. Bankruptcy Court Judge Drain refused to grant the usually routine motion for Hostess to switch from a bankruptcy ...
by RuralRoute
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon Nov 19, 2012 at 01:27 PM PST with 17 Recommends