Quote of the Day

I am opposing a social order in which it is possible for one man who does absolutely nothing that is useful to amass a fortune of hundreds of millions of dollars, while millions of men and women who work all the days of their lives secure barely enough for a wretched existence. – Eugene Debs

Fuck Palermo’s

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Photo by Leslie Peterson

Quote of the Day

Killing under the cloak of war is no different than murder. – Einstein

Quote of the Day

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I am not a Labor Leader; I do not want you to follow me or anyone else; if you are looking for a Moses to lead you out of this capitalist wilderness, you will stay right where you are. I would not lead you into the promised land if I could, because if I led you in, some one else would lead you out. You must use your heads as well as your hands, and get yourself out of your present condition; as it is now the capitalists use your heads and your hands. - Eugene V. Debs

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Workers are Human Beings

I don’t understand what’s so difficult about treating employees like they’re actually human beings that deserve rights. I mean, people have to be treated like complete shit at work if they are willing to risk losing their jobs and are spending hours a day walking a picket line in the hot sun while carrying around their kids.

Palermo’s, do everybody a favor – allow these workers to organize, and start treating them like human beings instead of machines who don’t have needs. In return, they’ll be happier employees, which will make them more productive… and you won’t have to deal with a boycott and all of the other well-deserved shit that’s currently getting thrown at you.

Photos from Palermo’s Strike

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I’ve spent the last two weeks getting pictures of the Palermo’s strike and running the social media (Facebook and Twitter) for them. Here’s a few of the pictures I’ve captured:

Quote of the Day

“Civil disobedience is not our problem. Our problem is civil obedience. Our problem is that people allover the world have obeyed the dictates of leaders…and millions have been killed because of this obedience…Our problem is that people are obedient all over the world in the face of poverty and starvation and stupidity, and war, and cruelty. Our problem is that people are obedient while the jails are full of petty thieves… (and) the grand thieves are running the country. That’s our problem.” – Howard Zinn

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