Tag Archives: Labor Day

Where Workers Stand on Labor Day

A Message to Working People on Labor Day from a former labor secretary By Robert Reich/ robertreich.org/ September 5, 2016 Your typical wage is below what it was in the late 1970s, in terms of what it can buy. Two-thirds … Continue reading

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Not Much to Celebrate on Labor Day

A quickie Robert Reich lecture (less than 3 minutes) on the problems of and solutions for American workers…..

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The Real Spirit of Labor Day

   Labor Day and the spirit of Joe Hill Joe Hill, workers’ martyr, was executed by firing squad nearly a century ago, but his message lives on: ‘Don’t mourn – organise!’    by Clancy Sigal The funeral of IWW organiser … Continue reading

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BPR Quote of the Day: “Corporation Day”

“Labor Day is an anachronism. It should be renamed Corporation Day or War Day to celebrate the success of Bush/Obama in eliminating labor unions as a countervailing power to corporate power and the elevation of War as the highest goal … Continue reading

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