Opinion: The Boston Globe 8/17/2015 In George Orwell’s dystopian novel “1984,” the authoritarian government uses institutionalized propaganda to assure citizens of the benevolence with which it pursues questionable objectives. Thus, the Ministry of Peace oversees endless militarization and war with global powers, while the Ministry of Plenty strictly rations the distribution of food and medicine. These […]
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Connecticut Senate Bill 963 was recently PASSED and signed into law by that state’s Governor. The bill will allow a curriculum addition that includes labor history. When the bill passed with a 24 to 9 vote in the legislature’s upper chamber, state Sen. President Martin Looney expressed the value of exposing students to labor history. […]
Trying to get the point of how important having a union in their workplace is a hard sell for many young workers. Unfortunately it’s easier if they moved from the wage theft, hours stealing, authoritarian, and harsh private sector to a union shop. They seem to appreciate what a union can do for them when […]
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