Category Archives: The War On Workers

Keeping up with the goats

Oh no. There have been some layoffs. The goats have munched so successfully in Riverside Park, several of them have been dismissed. Cheech, Chong, et al., are going home to Rhinebeck. After all, they were individual contractors, not employees and … Continue reading

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Koch Bros Final Solution for Democracy: privatization of prisons

It may be that the push toward privately operated prisons does not arouse you greatly and, boy, do I understand. There’s so much, too much that arouses our fear and anger over what we see as capitalism’s creeping and creepy … Continue reading

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Koch Bros Final Solution to Democracy: Destroying labor unions

From Nancy MacLean’s Democracy in Chains: If the nation’s health, schools, and prisons, and the world’s climate, are at a watershed moment, so, too, is the U.S. labor force. A large body of research by economists and political scientists over … Continue reading

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