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I watched the 1952 film The Las Vegas Story the other night. Directed by Robert Stevenson, it stars Jane Russell, Victor Mature, Vincent Price, and Hoagy Carmichael. It’s more OK than great; the plot is wobbly and let’s be honest, neither Russell nor Mature were all that good at acting. But this film does serve […]

Strikes Work

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On September 1, 2019

The Las Vegas teachers threatened a strike. You probably didn’t hear about because near-strikes don’t get much media coverage. And also because the city caved entirely in the face of the f

Trump’s Workers

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On November 3, 2016

Donald Trump will treat the American working class, regardless of race and religion, the same as he has treated his own workers. Since voting to unionize last December, employees at Las Vegas’ T

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Today in the Stadium Scam

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On August 26, 2016
The Raiders want to move to Las Vegas. They are their partners, i.e., the always lovely Sheldon Adelson, are demanding the city pay a mere $750 million for the stadium, a number that will no doubt increase once the inevitable cost overruns take place. Adelson’s lackey says this $750 million is a non-negotiable number. The […]
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