Inside Organizing and Outside Representation

Posted February 23, 2010 by Carl Finamore

Organizing workers into a union usually brings out the best in labor. Organizers are truly motivated, committed, work long hours and genuinely believe in helping workers. But not everything is always as good as it appears. We know from watching
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Mythic Truths Unify, Mythic Lies Fragment

Posted February 23, 2010 by Robert S. Becker

“A House Divided Against Itself Cannot Stand.” “Myth” has gotten itself a bad rap, with only itself to blame by proposing two opposed meanings. Ditto “cleave” or “splice,” which suggest both joining and separation. “Quantum” depicts both minute and elephantine,
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Analyzing the Obama Psyche

Posted February 22, 2010 by Paul Hogarth

The past three months have been really depressing – as the Obama White House has done everything to make 2008 a distant memory. Today, the President will hold a “bipartisan summit” to solicit Republican ideas on health care reform –
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Blame MTA Board for MUNI’s Fiscal Mess

Posted February 22, 2010 by Bob Planthold

The MTA Board — too little; too late; not enough. The MTA Board of Directors is putting all passengers, but especially seniors and people with disabilities, through much anxiety about proposed solutions to the multiple budget deficits now facing MUNI.
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More on Public School Budgets …

More on Public School Budgets …

Posted February 22, 2010 by

To the Editor: No matter what we spend on education, we are throwing out money by ignoring that we are failing to teach basic literacy skills to 20% of the population. One out of five children have a learning difference.
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