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There should be 671,000 protesters in Lansing, all ready to go to jail. This is a matter of life; life as a human or a tool used by the top capitalist to make the owners and CEOs the haves and the workers the have nots. Every union leader must call the membership of their local … Continue Reading →
Gov. Snyder has been my kind of leader since the nerd became governor. Like Coleman A. Young when he was mayor of Detroit, the governor didn’t stick his finger in the air to see which way the wind was blowing to make a decision. On the bridge to Canada the governor didn’t say, “Hey I’m … Continue Reading →
Blacks need strong unions for job protection and fair treatment; I have had too much experience to believe differently.
Undecided, or vacillating between the choice you have in November? Please think about this:
On July 1, the Detroit Public Schools contract with their teachers expired. Detroit Public Schools (DPS) Emergency Manager Roy Roberts imposed a new agreement with the remnants of the school district on Sunday, literally a day after the previous contract expired. Since the Detroit Federation of Teachers (DFT) had already abandoned any idea of working … Continue Reading →
The state of Michigan has joined other Republican-led states in the union-busting business. They didn’t go the hard head-up route taken by states like Wisconsin, they did it in the name of saving cities from bankruptcy. They appointed what the Republican governor calls emergency managers for smaller cities that were targets — Flint, Pontiac, Saginaw … Continue Reading →