dudeoutwest
dudeoutwest
dudeoutwest
May 11
256

“We are a peaceful group, and wish to keep it that way at all costs,” the statement continued. “We aren’t looking for a fight. We in fact, want the opposite. We want to put on a smile, shake some hands, and be friendly. An armed society is a polite society.” Read more

May 10
14

People need to know just how bad it had gotten for workers before unionization really gained power. Read more

May 9
63

I’m from, and still live in, Detroit. Folks can still call me a lefty commie all they want, I just come with a rust belt legitimacy that makes me hard to argue with.

May 9
125

So not only is Musk a Covid denier, he’s openly fucking over all of the Tesla employees in California with this trumpish rage tweeting. Can you imagine what those people feel like reading this stuff? It is shockingly oblivious and totally insensitive of him to pull this crap.  He obviously doesn’t care about his Read more

May 9
291

Yes Elon, throw away millions of dollars you invested in a factory in order to spite California for *checks notes* taking a deadly global pandemic seriously.  That’ll really own the libs and keep the investors happy!

May 5
1

If you ask millionaires who pay taxes, say in Norway, the U.K., Germany, the Netherlands, they will say, of COURSE we pay more taxes than you—we make more money! Our society works better when we have National Healthcare, Care homes for our elderly relatives, and free Uni for students. Read more

May 5
259

Well, I knew that snake was my own sweet dad
From a worn-out picture that my mother’d had
And I knew that scar on his cheek and his evil eye
He was big and bent and gray and old
And I looked at him and my blood ran cold
And I said: “My name is ‘Sue X Æ A-12!’ How do you do!? Read more

May 5
2

Before the unions got fucked over and became corrupt as hell. My father retired from the steel mills about 6 years ago and held a high ranking union spot. He told me left, not because he couldn’t do the job anymore but because of how the union no longer had any teeth and had turned into shills.

May 4
1

America needs street corner Zoom(-retch-) teach-ins of labor history. Well, just about any history, but labor history first and foremost.

May 4
1

Yes, that is very indicative of the problem. Union membership is at levels so low that you’d have to go back to the turn of the 20th century, when we had such corporate generosity as the West Virginia Coal Wars, to find an equivalency.

May 4
1

Bullshit I work fedex and all drivers are subcontracted no union and no real protection and pay is ok just had to fact check you on that. UPS driver have it made with pay/benefits with teamsters

May 4
1

During the cold war. When the economic elite were afraid of a competing ideology giving them the guillotine. Read more

May 4
44

[...] Amazon treats the humans in the warehouses as fungible units of pick-and-pack potential,” he went on. “Only that’s not just Amazon, it’s how 21st-century capitalism is done.” Read more

Apr 30
6

This. Plus the convertibles for the 996 go for less than the coupes. And the automatic (tip-tronics) for even less. So he’ll have all the choices going for him.

Apr 30
63

Your fucking ads are killing me.  They won’t let the comments load.  Fix it or you’ll be as dead as Deadspin.