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Les Miserable Wage

Posted by on Feb 11, 2013 in Konopacki Labor Cartoons | 0 comments

President Obama couldn’t bring himself to say the word “union” in his State of the Union address. Instead he begged the 1% to be nice to workers. He then low-balled the minimum wage by calling for $9.00 (it’s $7.25 now). According to raisetheminimumwage.org the wage would be $10.58 if it had been tied to inflation. They also point out that “If the minimum wage had kept pace with the rise in executive salaries since 1990, America’s poorest paid workers would be making more than $23 an hour.” What do workers want? During the Walmart strikes of...

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The Destruction of the U.S. Labor Movement

Posted by on Feb 11, 2013 in Konopacki Labor Cartoons | 0 comments

Union membership is pushed down to the lowest its been since 1916. And here’s one example of why… Share

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The Great Repression

Posted by on Feb 11, 2013 in Konopacki Labor Cartoons | 0 comments

Although President Obama defeated the plutocrats in the 2012 election, income inequality continues unabated. Share

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The Soup Nazi

Posted by on Feb 11, 2013 in Konopacki Labor Cartoons | 0 comments

The debate over rights has exploded since the 2012 election. Yet without worker rights, the others are empty promises. Share

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Wisconsin’s arrogant Republican legislators

Posted by on Feb 6, 2013 in Capital Times Cartoons | 0 comments

Dave Zweifel’s Plain Talk: Lawmakers tell us to sit still, be quiet.

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Boycott Standardized Testing

Posted by on Jan 31, 2013 in Konopacki Teacher Cartoons | 1 comment

Teacher boycott of standardized test in Seattle spreads. Share

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Workers Independent News

Posted by on Jan 30, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

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