Monthly Archives: December 2005

NYC Transit Settlement

The New York City transit workers have ended their strike and announced what is by most accounts a very good contract deal. Despite being villified in the press–and on their blog comments–the union looked pretty good in the end, and … Continue reading

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NYC Transit Strike

New York City’s Transit Workers Union Local 100 called a strike last night on the city’s subway and bus lines. As the NY Times reports, this has thrown the city into disarray with thousands of workers walking to work in … Continue reading

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Rendition and Torture News

This week has seen a veritable landslide of stories on US torture and the practice of “rendition.” Condi Rice was dogged by the topic all over Europe, and her answers–while apparently appeasing some European governments–sounded twisted and lame. On Wednesday, … Continue reading

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Labor Blogger Launches NY Senate Race

I’ve been reading Jonathan Tasini’s Working Life blog for about 6 months. It’s a great place for news and commentary on labor issues. Now Tasini has announced that he is running for U.S. Senate in New York–against Hilary Clinton–as an … Continue reading

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