September 21, 2012
In the full video released by Mother Jones, Romney told donors that unions would keep him as President of the United States from firing as many workers as he’d like.
And the 30-year war to destroy American democracy Andy Kroll is a reporter for Mother Jones magazine and associate editor at TomDispatch.com. Yesterday, he published an opinion editorial, “The New American Oligarchy”, about the so-far successful effort to transform the United States of America from a middle-class powerhouse into the country club and cash cow […]
Mother Jones Remembering labor’s greatest champion Monday, November 30 was the 79th anniversary of the death of the great Mary Harris “Mother” Jones. Thanks to Con Carbon for sharing this with us, a remembrance of Mother by Saul Schniderman, president of AFSCME Local 2910 at the Library of Congress: Irish-born Mother Jones was one of […]
Mother Jones on her 100th birthday, May 1, 1930. And now, a word from Mother Jones Mary Harris “Mother” Jones (1830-1930) celebrated her 100th birthday party at the Burgess Farm in Adelphi, Maryland on May 1, 1930. A newsreel cameraman was present and a short “talkie” was made of “the Grand Old Champion of Labor.” […]
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