Category Archives: Labor (Labour)

Labo(u)r links

11 ways to get fired from Starbucks University of Minnesota teaching and research assistants organize a union. A member of the European Parliament takes her baby to work Advertisements

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MN fall images

Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, Minn. — An unnamed bog near Isabella Lake, surrounded by burned-over forest. (Photos for MPR by Steve Foss) A mound of sugar beets sits outside the American Crystal Sugar Co. processing plant in north Moorhead, … Continue reading

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haitians & occupy

“We think that what is happening to Haiti is an amazing example of the beast that is destroying this country, destroying people of color, destroying working people,” said Ray LaForest, one of the organizers of a contingent of Haitians that … Continue reading

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No papers. No water. No words.

Read section 30 of the new Alabama immigration law HB56 (pdf) “This demonstrates the cruelty of the new law by denying the most basic facilities to people. It’s designed to make life so miserable that people self-deport, and this poster … Continue reading

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Moneyman

Hey Moneyman the crowd is outside. The past, the future and the now is outside. The teachers and cooks and drop-outs too. Word’s on the street they looking for you. from a poem by Lupe Fiasco, posted here.

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We are all Americans

My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant, By JOSE ANTONIO VARGAS, June 22, 2011 in the New York Times There are believed to be 11 million undocumented immigrants in the United States. We’re not always who you think we are. Some … Continue reading

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The Giant Inflatable Rat

The Giant Inflatable Rat, a photo by Ann Althouse on Flickr. More inflatable rat images here! If you’ve ever been to a labour rally, you’ve probably seen a giant inflatable rat. Every union should have one!  National Labor Relations Board ruled on Thursday … Continue reading

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