Posts Tagged ‘Captain Uh Merica’

Dec
2010
22

PA Radio Host/Union Movement Stalwart Spending The Week Outdoors to Raise Money for the Homeless

PA Radio Host/Union Movement Stalwart Spending The Week Outdoors to Raise Money for the Homeless
A live video feed of Rick Smith’s week-long stint in a Central Pennsylvania parking lot (with his producer @banditelli) is below. Smith, who during the first three days of his Hungry and Homeless for the Holidays drive has raised over $3000 in hand-to-hand donations, is maintaining an ever-personable journal on his website during the...
Dec
2010
22

Let’s Be Clear: NLRB Taking Strides to Add Transparency to Unionization, Rights Awareness

The New York Times reported yesterday that the National Labor Relations Board would “require companies to post notices on their bulletin boards — and perhaps send out e-mail— to inform employees of their right to unionize under federal law.” The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, a misleadingly named interest group that boasts Goldman...
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Dec
2010
6

HouseTrap: A Short-Term Extension of Tax Cuts Could Be the Beginning of the End for Obama

HouseTrap: A Short-Term Extension of Tax Cuts Could Be the Beginning of the End for Obama
It is sad to have to use this term to describe the means by which the fate of the American public will be determined, but a “deal” appears imminent between Democrats and Republicans in Washington. This Co-Op D’Etat, a frighteningly lopsided social trade, sees the Democrats succumbing to the merciless Right on tax cuts for...
Nov
2010
20

Shop Union For Thanksgiving

Shop Union For Thanksgiving
The United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers and Allied Workers have printed a list, on their Facebook page, of some union-run food producers leading up to the big Thanksgiving shopping push. Be sure to support your brothers and sisters en route to the best nap of the year! Butterball Kroger Birsdeye Frozen Vegetables Suddenly Salads...
Nov
2010
11

HAPPY VETERANS DAY

“As we express our gratitude, never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words — but to live by them” — John F. Kennedy...
Nov
2010
8

MADE IN THE USA: Wolverine’s 1000 Mile 721LTD Horween Leather Boot

Wolverine recently commissioned fashion blogger and video editor extraordinaire Sean Sullivan (his Twitter is @impossiblecool) to document the making of their gorgeous new boot line, the 1000 Mile 721 Limited. Sullivan visited the 90-year-old Horween leather compound in Chicago to document the company’s 150+ day process of prepping their...