Organized Labor

Dear Carson, way to cement your reputation as a jackass

Carson Daly — likely the late-night host who’s least-able to wing it without his writers — is breaking ranks and crossing the picket line: NEW YORK (AP) – NBC’s “Last Call with Carson Daly” is about to become the first late- night talk show to defy the writers strike and resume production. Daly, who is […]

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Tuesday: Lead organizer for AFL-CIO at Brown

On Tuesday, the Student Labor Alliance, RI Jobs with Justice, and others will be hosting Stewart Acuff. List 120 (64 College St.) at 8pm. Acuff is an awesome speaker, and the way-left national director of organizing for the AFL-CIO. With elections on the horizon, and the recent split in the AFL-CIO — because of organizing

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For those of you not looking to blow $40 tonight:

The Brown Student Labor Alliance and I are hosting an organizing training tonight, open to whoever cares to come: On Thursday at 6:30 in Wilson 105 on Brown’s main green we’re doing an organizing workshop with Sarah Flocks, co-founder of Young Workers United. YWU is an awesome group out of San Fran that helps organize

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Linc must be thrilled that he left the GOP

As the state Repub party has again boldly justified RI’s standing as the nation’s most Democratic state. Under the header, “Carcieri draws fire for radio comments,” the head of the RI GOP condemns the Democratic Party as racist, and organized labor as THE MOST racist segment of our society. Period. But state Republican Party chairman

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Brown Poll: Overwhelming support for living wage

  Matt has a comprehensive post on the history of the Providence Living Wage Campaign, in light of the new Brown poll that shows that 70% of city residents support the living wage. (Versus 15% against and 15% undecided.) PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Seventy percent of Providence residents favor a “living wage” in which companies receiving

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