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Cross-posted at Attytood : There's a reason that Gordon Gekko's famous speech scene in "Wall Street" -- " The point is, ladies and gentleman, that greed, for lack of a better word, is good. Greed ...
by attytood
Comment Count 269 comments on Wed Feb 19, 2014 at 03:32 PM PST with 547 Recommends
I keep running into comments that explicitly or implicitly call for yet more concessions from the UAW. Some here honestly seem to think that the UAW is taking advantage of Obama because they think ...
by Kimberley
Comment Count 720 comments on Mon Mar 30, 2009 at 09:22 AM PDT with 431 Recommends
I've been a member here for years and have never really written a diary. I never felt compelled to do so, since most of the diaries already here are well-written and comprehensive. Thought I'd write ...
by Korkenzieher
Comment Count 234 comments on Sat Feb 19, 2011 at 11:37 PM PST with 409 Recommends
Over at [http://www.alternet.org Alternet.org], Kevin Drum has cross-posted an outstanding piece of commentary which he has up on the [http://www.motherjones.com Mother Jones]’ blog, entitled: “[...
by bobswern
Comment Count 360 comments on Sun May 29, 2011 at 12:31 AM PDT with 332 Recommends
Last night I attended a private screening of Michael Moore's new documentary, [http://www.capitalismalovestory.com/ Capitalism: A Love Story] , opening on October 2nd for general audiences.
by Detroit Mark
Comment Count 305 comments on Mon Sep 21, 2009 at 03:22 AM PDT with 332 Recommends
Well I'm home now watching Real Time with Bill Maher but before I head out tonight I will conclude Friday's blogging with one last diary. U.S. Senator Al Franken (D. MN) is not happy about the ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 102 comments on Fri Feb 15, 2013 at 08:09 PM PST with 257 Recommends
“My view of the labor movement today,” he said in an interview, “is that we got too focused on our contracts and our own membership and forgot that the only way, ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 329 comments on Sat Jul 10, 2010 at 04:03 AM PDT with 209 Recommends
I feel a bit like Ernie Pyle today, sending you this dispatch from the front lines of the American labor movement here in Madison, Wisconsin. Indeed, though, much more than organized labor is at ...
by chippens
Comment Count 119 comments on Fri Feb 18, 2011 at 10:14 AM PST with 178 Recommends
At 11:30 yesterday morning on the corner of Greene St. and Washington Pl. I met Firefighter James M. Sorokac for the first time. I'd never met him before but being the keeper ...
by Eddie C
Comment Count 69 comments on Fri Mar 26, 2010 at 07:58 PM PDT with 155 Recommends
This isn't much ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 63 comments on Fri Dec 14, 2012 at 01:10 PM PST with 152 Recommends
Talking About a Revolution John Edwards has started a revolution. It's a revolution ...
by be inspired
Comment Count 141 comments on Sat Sep 01, 2007 at 04:34 PM PDT with 118 Recommends
Edwards has won the New Hampshire SEIU endorsement according to MSNBC First Read.
by be inspired
Comment Count 104 comments on Tue Oct 30, 2007 at 05:13 PM PDT with 110 Recommends
Yesterday, John Edwards spoke to a rowdy, roaring crowd of SEIU leaders at their political action conference in Washington, DC. I was there, and it was fabulous! This was the wildest, most ...
by be inspired
Comment Count 154 comments on Tue Sep 18, 2007 at 04:02 PM PDT with 106 Recommends
Welcome to your Saturday night Edwards Evening News. Tonight we focus on 10 reasons why Edwards is ...
by be inspired
Comment Count 190 comments on Sat Sep 29, 2007 at 06:15 PM PDT with 105 Recommends
In Wisconsin yesterday, Dane County Circuit Judge Juan Colas declared two political appointees of Gov. Scott Walker in contempt of court for ignoring his ruling that 400 public employee unions in ...
by rlegro
Comment Count 21 comments on Tue Oct 22, 2013 at 08:51 PM PDT with 97 Recommends
(Note: [http://neweconomicperspectives.org/p/about.html Professor Black] has provided written authorization to the diarist to reproduce his post, in its entirety, for the benefit of the Daily Kos ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 33 comments on Tue Nov 13, 2012 at 02:36 PM PST with 93 Recommends
Welcome to tonight's Edwards Evening News. Today, the Edwards campaign unveiled ...
by be inspired
Comment Count 284 comments on Wed Nov 28, 2007 at 06:26 PM PST with 84 Recommends
Many times in my life I have been proud to be a member of a Labor Union, specifically a third generation member of Sheet Metal Workers' Local 19 in ...
by Todd Farally
Comment Count 22 comments on Wed Jan 11, 2012 at 03:14 PM PST with 76 Recommends
Last night at the third and final Presidential debate we finally got to hear about labor / human rights in Colombia; something that most union activists already knew at least a little something about.
by Union Review
Comment Count 43 comments on Thu Oct 16, 2008 at 04:52 AM PDT with 70 Recommends
I was never a big organized labor guy. My only experience with unions in my formative years is the shutdown of the local Alcoa plant in Vancouver, WA, sometime in the late '80s, and the subsequent ...
by Fed up Fed
Comment Count 19 comments on Thu Jul 21, 2011 at 07:43 PM PDT with 48 Recommends