Greens offer six big steps for economic recovery

GREEN PARTY OF THE UNITED STATES http://www.gp.org For Immediate Release: Wednesday, December 10, 2008 Contacts: Scott McLarty, Media Coordinator, 202-518-5624, cell 202-904-7614, mclarty@greens.org Starlene Rankin, Media Coordinator, 916-995-3805, starlene@gp.org Greens support workers occupying a factory in Chicago after layoff: bailout money isn't being used to help working Americans WASHINGTON, DC -- Green Party leaders said … Continue reading Greens offer six big steps for economic recovery

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US Groups File Election Complaint Against Wal-Mart

WAL-MART: VOTE FOR OBAMA  AND YOU COULD LOSE JOBPublished on Thursday, August 14, 2008 by Reuters(Found on Common Dreams, http://www.commondreams.org/archive/2008/08/14/10996/)CHICAGO (Reuters) - Labor groups on Thursday asked federal regulators to look into whether Wal-Mart Stores Inc broke the law during company meetings with store managers where it warned about the consequences of a proposed labor … Continue reading US Groups File Election Complaint Against Wal-Mart

Utah Phillips

Utah Phillips' music has been part of my library and inspiration for many years.  Utah died peacefully at his home in California Friday night after a period of illness.I saw Utah in concert in Ogden several years ago.Utah's legend will live forever.  Here is a list of links to articles about his passing:Folk music legend … Continue reading Utah Phillips

Sometimes Davey Wins

Let's hope Davey wins in this case.  Residents are opposed to zoning changes for a Wal-Mart supercenter to be built in a building it currently owns due to the change in the neighborhood such a center would create.  It won't stop Wal-Mart from operating a store there, but if the zoning change isn't approved it … Continue reading Sometimes Davey Wins

Happy Labor Day!

That's right, May 1st=May Day=Labor DayMay Day - the Real Labor Day May 1st, International Workers' Day, commemorates the historic struggle of working people throughout the world, and is recognized in every country except the United States, Canada, and South Africa. This despite the fact that the holiday began in the 1880s in the United … Continue reading Happy Labor Day!