The other day I stopped at the light at 4th and Samoa Blvd. A usual solicitor had his cardboard sign up, but it was different than most days. It said "FU" but spelled it out. I wondered what his real message was for the day. Maybe just a Bad Life Day? If I was to just make a sign up and sit at this corner as a message that I would want to convey, what would I do? My favorite is "United we Bargain, Divided we Beg!"
And isn't that the truth? I have witnessed the power of collective bargaining. And it is good for the workers.
The Chronicle has a great story this weekend about the IWW Industrial Workers of the World One Big Union !ong history. Historian completes a labor of love -- 'The Big Red Songbook' The Local Joe Hill Band and other labor bands are about as progressive as you will find.
40 days - 40 days left in Thailand. Skyping with Logan, my friend on his exchange in Italy, and we are letting this sink in, as we return on the same day back to Cal...
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