Bankster Wall Street occupied, Kaiser nurses on strike, Verizon workers and labor on the rise

Beginning September 21st at 6am, about 2,500 Kaiser Permanente employees throughout Southern CA were out on the picket line to protest Kaiser’s unfair labor practices and refusal to bargain in good faith toward a fair contract that protects patient care and leaves workers’ benefits intact. Today, September 22 they are joined by approximately 1,500 NUHW members in […]

Blackwater and Verizon

I received the following from Blackwater representatives regarding the story I posted on Blackwater contracting with Verizon for security services.  Seems that this story is false and Daily Kos, The Examiner on line, democraticunderground, and other alternative media sites have pulled the story.  Thus, in the interest of journalistic integrity this story is now erased […]

The beginning of the end of the internet

Google and Verizon have made a deal that would allow Verizon to speed up connections to certain websites that have paid for the privilege. Those who favor Net Neutrality have been warning of this situation for several years, yet many have continued to believe it would never happen. Senator Al Franken recently reminded us why […]

Amuck

“Amuck,” a place to which we have truly run.   A first grader got arrested and put in Juvie because his mom sent along a dinner knife with his birthday cake so the teacher could cut pieces of it for his classmates.  Now the little guy is suffering PTSD for the nights he spent there.  Adolescents […]