I wonder why ballot proposals aren't a big deal in NY, the way they are is say, California? I got 165,000 results searching Google for <new york ballot proposals> and 1,500,000 for <california ballot measures>.
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A friend asked me if I could help out with an IWW leafleting campaign. Since I'm too damned busy with other projects I declined but offered instead to help publicize the effort.
Putting in just one night a month can be a great act of solidarity with working people here in New York. The NYC Industrial Workers of the World is asking all members and supporters to put in 2 hours a month to help support the 460 warehouse workers campaign.
A great big (and long overdue) shout out of support to the striking library workers in Vancouver and to Kathleen de la Peña McCook over at the Union Librarian blog for documenting their struggle. Shinjoung Yeo also contributed an excellent post on the Committee on the Status of Women in Librarianship blog that illuminates the connection between female professions and shitty pay.