Panel from Diego Rivera's mural at Unity House, depicting class struggle and labor conflict in industry. Included are representations of the Homestead and Pullman strikes. Important figures include Daniel De Leon, Eugene Victor Debs, and William Haywood
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Labor Unions in General have ignored their members best-interests, IMO. When the Pie-Cards sold the idea, that to be respected at the Negotiating Table, Union Leaders must be as well paid, and dressed, as the Plutocrat across from him, they became Reps for the Other Side.
The Working Class has been Paying ever since!
Now, a small Local in Ohio, has upset the Status Quo. The case called Janus has gone to the Supreme Court. In a twist not seen often anymore, The Operating Engineers Local 150 in Illinois, is arguing that "The Union-Busters are setting themselves up for a Janus Backfire. In it, the union eyes overturning the laws that have made public-sector bargaining illegal in many jurisdictions."
The unending Circus of MSM and Politics as Usual makes it hard to get any 'real' news. This Article is a as welcome as a good Martini w/a Twist...