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Entries by David Macaray from 09/2012

The Golden Parachute Is Un-American

| Posted 09.07.2012 | Business

But if you fail to do the one thing they hired you to do -- i.e., earn money for the company -- why would you expect to be rewarded for it?

Labor Is Under Attack All Over the World

| Posted 09.13.2012 | Business

Global management feels it's in the driver's seat. And because it has so little to fear, it's practically daring workers to put up a fight, utterly confident it the fact that monied interests will win in the end.

When Politics Gets Trumped by Religion

| Posted 09.18.2012 | Politics

Our history is filled with paradoxes. Although we regularly hear people refer with pride to our Founding Fathers, it's unclear whether they're familiar with the relevant dates.

Kato Kaelin Finally Speaks

| Posted 09.20.2012 | Arts

Seeing Kato's name in the news brought back memories.

Politics Can Do Only So Much for the Working Class. Solidarity Must Do the Rest.

| Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics

American workers need to take care of themselves rather than rely on politicians or public opinion to do it for them. And taking care of themselves means banding together collectively. Until they band together and appear threatening, no one is going to take them seriously.

De-Bunking the Myth of the "Union Boss"

| Posted 09.28.2012 | Business

Because anti-union propagandists won't risk alienating the rank-and-file by insulting them directly, they try to portray these people as "victims" -- as regular, good-hearted working stiffs who, alas, are at the mercy of their corrupt, overpaid, dictatorial union officials.