Tag Archives: Union Busting

Steve Rossignol :
‘Operative 100’: The snitch who maimed Texas socialism

It was a conscious effort initialized and orchestrated by corporate interests. By Steve Rossignol | The Rag Blog | July 3, 2019 It is no secret that throughout American history the labor movement has been infiltrated by government and corporations. … finish reading Steve Rossignol :
‘Operative 100’: The snitch who maimed Texas socialism

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Bob Feldman : Union Growth in Texas Followed by Crackdown, 1940-1953

After a 1953 CIO-led strike in Port Arthur, Texas Gov. Allan Shivers, here shown addressing a campaign rally in Austin, led a move to make membership in the Communist Party illegal. Image from AlternativeHistory.com.The hidden history of Texas Part 12: … finish reading Bob Feldman : Union Growth in Texas Followed by Crackdown, 1940-1953

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Harry Targ : It’s Time to Organize Workers

Label of the American Federation of Labor (AFL), circa 1900. Image from Wikimedia Commons.Lessons from history: It is time to organize all workers By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | September 18, 2012 “Ten thousand times the labor movement … finish reading Harry Targ : It’s Time to Organize Workers

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Paul Beckett : Letter from Wisconsin

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett concedes defeat in Milwaukee, June 5, 2012. Photo by John Gress / Reuters. After the apocalypse:Letter from Wisconsin Frankly, putting it all together, I am very worried about our future, in Wisconsin and in the nation. … finish reading Paul Beckett : Letter from Wisconsin

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Harry Targ : Why Wisconsin is Important

The Capital in Madison, Wisconsin, on Saturday, March 10, 2012. Photo by Barbara Rodriguez / AP. Image from The Nation.Wisconsin is important The defeat of Walker and his Republican legislative colleagues will give energy and enthusiasm to grassroots movements… and … finish reading Harry Targ : Why Wisconsin is Important

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Harry Targ : Indiana’s ‘Super Bowl’ of Anti-Worker Legislation

David Johnson, an organizer for the Sheet Metal Worker’s International Association, carries a sign during demonstration at the Indiana Statehouse. Image from NUVO.Right to Work (for less) in Indiana:The Super Bowl of anti-worker legislation By Harry Targ | The Rag … finish reading Harry Targ : Indiana’s ‘Super Bowl’ of Anti-Worker Legislation

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Harry Targ : ‘Right to Work (for Less)’ in Indiana

Workers in Indiana opposing HB 1104. Image from PR Watch.‘Right to Work (for Less)’ in Indiana:The historic battle against workers By Harry Targ / The Rag Blog / January 17, 2012 WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana — Fifty working people assembled at … finish reading Harry Targ : ‘Right to Work (for Less)’ in Indiana

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William Rogers : Austin Workers Rally to Recall Scott Walker

At the Recall Walker rally in Austin: Travis Donoho, left, organizer for Education Austin (American Federation of Teachers) and Steve Rossignol, Texas State Association of Electrical Workers. Photo by Carlos Lowry / The Rag Blog.As Scott Walker speaks in Austin:Unions … finish reading William Rogers : Austin Workers Rally to Recall Scott Walker

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Paul Beckett : A Perfect Day in Madison

A few of the 100,000 that hit the streets of Madison, Wisc., Saturday, March 12, 2011. Photo by Paul Beckett / The Rag Blog.Just ask 100,000 people!A Perfect Day in Madison, Wisconsin By Paul Beckett / The Rag Blog / … finish reading Paul Beckett : A Perfect Day in Madison

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Harry Targ : Thousands Brave Cold Rain to Support Indiana Workers

On a cold, rainy day thousands rallied against anti-worker legislation March 10 in front of the Indiana Statehouse. Image from Fox59.In bitter cold rain:Thousands rally at Indianapolis State HouseBy Harry Targ / The Rag Blog / March 12, 2011 INDIANAPOLIS … finish reading Harry Targ : Thousands Brave Cold Rain to Support Indiana Workers

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Paul Beckett : The Wisconsin Revolution and Gov. Walker’s ‘Putsch’

Photo by Paul Beckett / The Rag Blog.Dispatch from Madison:Governor Walker’s putsch By Paul Beckett / The Rag Blog / March 11, 2011 [This is the second of Paul Beckett’s reports from Madison for The Rag Blog.] MADISON, Wisconson — … finish reading Paul Beckett : The Wisconsin Revolution and Gov. Walker’s ‘Putsch’

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Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman : First Blood in Ohio

Ohio firefighters join thousands of demonstrators in opposing Senate Bill 5 that takes away collective bargaining rights from public workers. Photo from Cleveland Leader.Senate Bill 5 squeaks by in Columbus:Corporate union busters draw first blood in Ohio By Bob Fitrakis … finish reading Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman : First Blood in Ohio

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