Tag Archives: strike

Wayne Root: ‘A Teachable Moment: How Obama Would Solve the NFL Labor Crisis’

By Wayne Allyn Root, Former Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee and Best-Selling Author of “The Conscience of a Libertarian”

Some are now suggesting that President Obama get involved in the NFL strike talks. I was his college classmate at Columbia University and have studied his political career for years.  My record of predicting where Obama will come down on the side of an issue and what lie he will tell to rationalize his decision is near perfect. … Read more ...

Wayne Root: Comparing the Life of a Government Employee with the Private Sector

By Wayne Allyn Root, Former Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee and Best-Selling Author of “The Conscience of a Libertarian

The world is backwards. It should be the taxpayers striking in the streets of Wisconsin. But, private sector taxpayers can’t afford to take a day off, let alone a week. Doesn’t that say everything?… Read more ...

Vermont Progressives Denounce Walker-Style Bill

Vermont Progressive Party:

Kurt Wright Brings Wisconsin Governor’s Attack on Labor to the Green Mountain State

Burlington, VT—Burlington Progressive Party Chair Abby Russell today denounced a bill that would severely hurt workers’ rights in Vermont. WCAX reported state representative and city councilor Kurt Wright (R-Burlington) introduced a bill that would take away teachers’ right to strike in the event that contract negotiations fail.… Read more ...

Wayne Root Editorial: “It’s Time for a REAGAN Moment: Wisconsin Teachers– “YOU’RE FIRED!””

By Wayne Allyn Root, 2008 Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee and Best-Selling Author of “The Conscience of a Libertarian” 

Ronald Reagan stood up to the Air Traffic Controllers and in response to the threat of a strike simply fired them all. Can you imagine? Air Traffic Controllers- unique individuals with rare and valuable skills, thought irreplaceable, fired en masse.… Read more ...

Wayne Root: The Gold, Silver & Bullet Economy

Welcome to “the Gold, Silver and Bullet economy.” Great job Obama is doing as President and CEO of the American economy, huh? I don’t mean to say, “I told you so.” But I told you so. When I ran for Vice President of the United States on the Libertarian Presidential ticket, I played a modern day Paul Revere.… Read more ...

Wayne Root: Ending the Threat of NFL Players’ Strike

By Wayne Allyn Root of WinningEDGE.com

None of us want to see a NFL strike threaten the 2011 season. All of us that are in businesses that profit off the success of the NFL should be working overtime to come up with ways to avoid a strike. I will today present just such a proposal.… Read more ...

Socialist Party USA: Socialism and the Spirit of Tahrir Square

By Andrea Pason and Billy Wharton, co-chairs Socialist Party USA- February 11, 2011
Socialist Webzine:


Tahrir Square transformed the idea of democracy from a stale ritual that occurs every few years to an open ended struggle for freedom.

We send greetings to the working people of Egypt on the day of their victorious struggle to depose the dictator Hosni Mubarak.… Read more ...

Georgia Green Party: ‘Free Speech Sacrificed for Prison Profits’

A press release from the Green Party of Georgia, via the Green Party of the US:

Augusta resident arrested for showing sign to Governor

Ayman Fadel an Augusta based business owner was arrested for misdemeanor criminal trespass and was held pending the setting of bond by the Jenkins County Sheriff’s Department.… Read more ...

Georgia Greens Urge Negotiated Response to Georgia’s Inmate Sitdown Strike

From the Green Party of Georgia, which has focused a lot of attention lately on the state’s prison system, via the Green Party of the US:

Georgia Green Party leadership today are urging that calls of concern be placed to the Georgia Department of Corrections urging negotiations with, not retribution against peaceful strikers in six Georgia prisons.… Read more ...