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New Year’s Eve Open Thread

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On December 31, 2018
2018 was terrible for the nation and the world. 2019 will probably be worse. For me personally, 2018 was a pretty bloody outstanding year, yet I still mostly feel depressed about the future. Anyway, stay off the roads tonight as they are sadly flooded with people who don’t usually drink deciding they can do that […]

Mother’s Day

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On May 14, 2017

As another Mother’s Day winds down, here’s a reminder that the real way we treat our mothers is allowing poor mothers to die in childbirth, forcing them to live in poverty, don’t pro

A Union July 4

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On July 2, 2016

If you want to buy union products for your July 4 cookout, here’s the list from the United Food and Commercial Workers. And if you have to buy ketchup, at least make it union ketchup. And since

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An Easter Celebration

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On March 27, 2016
I approve of this Mexican Easter celebration: Whom would you build, if you had to make a monster of mythical proportions? An evil equal to a biblical scourge? A traitor to be burned in effigy whose fiery demise would cleanse our corrupted souls? In Mexico, that would be Donald J. Trump. (J for Judas?) Or […]

On Peeps

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On March 25, 2016

It’s always good to have a union-based holiday. So here’s a list of union-made candy, usefully provided by UFCW. Support your brothers and sisters by shopping union-made this Easter! pic.t

A Comrade’s Valentine’s Day

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On February 14, 2015
Are you a Maoist who celebrates Valentine’s Day? Then Freedom Road has some slogans for your day: Unite world-wide under the magnificent blood-red banner of revolutionary sex/love unfurled by Comrade Valentine! Uphold in word and practice the Comrade Valentine’s Day slogan spontaneously raised by the broad proletarian masses in North America: Dare to Snuggle, Dare […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

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On November 27, 2014

Let’s learn a bit the lovely people we are remembering today: On May 26, 1637, a Puritan force fortified by Native allies massacred a Pequot fort in Connecticut, killing as many as 500 men, wome

Worker Power on Thanksgiving

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On November 26, 2014
Last year, Whole Foods was one of many companies to force employees to work on Thanksgiving. The employees were very angry about this and seven went on strike at a store in Chicago. In response to the negative publicity, Whole Foods stores in the Midwest are now allowing workers to sign up if they want […]
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