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Happy (International) Labor Day

Because the official one will be (a) months away and (b) it’s going to be a party for office workers more than laborers. All the bars and restaurants and stores will be open. THEIR employees ain’t going to have the … Continue reading

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EVICTED! Denver police conduct sixth raid on courthouse protest camp, this time seizing signs, flags & tombstones.

DENVER, COLORADO- Occupy Denver’s Jury Nullification Education Protest Camp had gathered steam Labor Day weekend, overnight participation growing to thirty sleepers Monday night, but at 4:30pm Tuesday DPD riot cops swept through the camp in force. Activists were allowed to … Continue reading

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Poster for 2015 Telluride Film Festival

TELLURIDE, COLO- The Nugget Theater boasts two in its window but posters for the 42nd annual SHOW have yet to be distributed. [Update: they’re at TFF online]. This year’s festival poster is by Laurent Durieux and stars the mining town … Continue reading

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‘Labor Day’ in a country that hates Laborers? What’s with that?

We just got past the nation’s so-called ‘labor day’. There is no more meaningless Holiday around though since our country’s corporate elites actually hate laborers and think that they are the bottom scrapings of society and should be treated like … Continue reading

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Jim Hightower: no Agitation, no change

Populist wit Jim Hightower will keynote a belated Labor Day Dinner, Friday Sept. 18th, 2009, 6:00-8 p.m. NO AGITATION, NO CHANGE at IBEW Union Hall, 2150 Naegele Rd. Colorado Springs. $35/person. Sponsored by Colorado Springs Labor Council and the CS … Continue reading

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Colorado Springs Union Printers Labor Day event a dead ended march by SEIU to a locked up Democratic Party office building!

Good grief what a pathetic event I just attended at today’s Labor Day rally to try to build support for Obama’s health insurance reform’ project! It had all the usual local area Democratic Party tied people out there, and they … Continue reading

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September calendar

7- Labor Day HEALTH CARE RALLY, Printers Home, 110 S. Union 12- Day of Solidarity with the People of Zimbabwe 16- Save the News, Colorado History Museum, Denver, 6:30pm 18- Jim Hightower “No Agitation, No Change” IBEW Hall, 6pm, $35 … Continue reading

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US Labor Day turned into an extra day to shop for crap at Walmart

…The US Labor Movement is in shambles and is no force at all in the economic life of this country. This is as a result of having a group of labor union heads totally tied to the Democratic Party and … Continue reading

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Some “Inflammatory” rhetoric…

About the Labor Day Fire on Pike’s Peak last year… And the Fascist editor at Westside Pioneer. You can tell whose pockets the El Paso County Fire Control District are in. The wealthiest of course. Y’all remember the fire, right? … Continue reading

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Fish out of water in the park

We spent Labor Day afternoon in the shade of a newly planted tree, upwind from a gargantuan new fountain/sculpture at the center of Confluence Park, rechristened post-9/11 as America the Beautiful Park. Perhaps our city councilmen were thinking that Katharine … Continue reading

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Happy Labor Day

In the news today was a mention of how ‘productive’ the American worker is. Productive for the ruling class, and not for the workers themselves. The American worker works more hours and produces more annual output than any other national … Continue reading

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Iranians and Americans say no to war

  Barnett Rubin of Informed Comment Global Affairs, picked up by the New Yorker, quoting source from an unnamed Neocon think tank:   “They [the source’s institution] have “instructions” (yes, that was the word used) from the Office of the … Continue reading

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Jet set

This is not the photograph I wish I had taken. I was in Snowmass for the Aspen Jazz Festival, Labor Day weekend. Crossing from Aspen to Snowmass we drove by the airport. Several evenings, past Gulfstreams and other private jets … Continue reading

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Some Colorado labor history

Labor day. It commemorates the likes of Samuel Gompers, Big Bob Haywood and Mother Jones and their efforts to unite working class peoples. They met great resistance from gullible populations of consumers and business owners who weren’t going to give … Continue reading

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