Posts Tagged ‘unions’

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Fracking Foes Cringe as Unions Back Drilling Boom

Unions put personal self interest above the common good.  Aquifers at severe risk of toxic pollution.  Greenhouse gases going up, up, up.

After early complaints that out-of-state firms got the most jobs, some local construction trade workers and union members in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia say they’re now benefiting in a big way from the Marcellus and Utica Shale oil and gas boom.

One more song today…

 

The wealth inequality of America is coming to a documentary that needs your support on Kickstarter:

Robert Reich is the economist behind this project:

 

A guy (jwinkle01)with a camcorder and a poster cuts through ALL the class war bullshit that Wisconsin is undergoing right now.

He also puts the reality of bottom ranking schools in bottom ranking states –and the systems that produce them — into perspective.

Film’s website:
http://films.nfb.ca/the-coca-cola-case/

A Review of the “Coca-Cola Case”
Killer-Coke Hits the Screens

By BILLY WHARTON

“Sailing round the world in a dirty gondola,” Bob Dylan sang in 1971, “Oh, to be back in the land of Coca-Cola!” After forty years of corporate globalization, Dylan would be hard pressed to find a place that isn’t the land of Coca-Cola. Multinationals have torn up the globe converting the repression of workers into cheap labor and free trade agreements into new market opportunities all in the name of ever-increasing profit margins. Left in their wake are legacies of environmental destruction, corrupt governments and employer violence. This process is precisely what a documentary currently making the rounds in campus political circles, by German Gutierrez and Carmen Garcia’s entitled “The Cola-Case,” aims to expose.

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