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  • A Massachusetts IHOP owner was fined $100,000 for forcing waitstaff to pay when customers walked out on their bills.
  • Karoli pretty much nails it on Rick Berman and his new attack on AFT President Randi Weingarten:
    When corporate interests want an attack dog, they turn to Rick Berman, the verbal hitman for hire to the highest bidder.

    Instead of attacking teachers' unions, someone on the right has hired paid public relations bully to go after AFT union president Randi Weingarten personally. The lastest attacks on Weingarten are intended to put a face on the more amorphous "teachers unions" and create an image in people's minds of someone they can focus their fear and loathing upon.

  • The war on workers is heating up in Pennsylvania.
  • A former Teach for America "corps member" says that when he joined TFA, "I had no idea that my belief in social and economic justice was about to be cynically exploited by the corporate class."

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