Yesterday the ACLU and the UAW Local 2110 sat down yet again to negotiate the terms of a new five-year contract for the 28 employees it represents. After bargaining and caucusing late into the night, negotiations failed to produce a contract both sides could agree on.
Tonight is the night... for more primaries. Arizona and Michigan are next up for primaries as voters in these states have until this evening to choose their favorite Republican presidential candidate. Contrary to popular belief, these two primaries are actually worth something: Arizona will award 29 ... More >>
Nick PintoThe NYSE, which protestors did not stop from opening todayGood afternoon, and welcome to the evening edition of the Village Voice liveblog of Occupy Wall Street's Day of Action. Today, November 17, marks the two month anniversary since Occupy Wall Street began in Zuccotti Park. Pro ... More >>
Happy Labor Day! You're probably thinking about picnics or sales, rather than about Joe Hill, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, strikes, solidarity, and such like. That's okay. Enjoy your day off -- which, like any other days off you may have, was won for you long ago by union people getting ... More >>
You've heard that old fable -- favored by Orson Welles, among others -- about a frog whom a scorpion asks for a ride across a stream. The frog reasons that the scorpion won't sting him while they're both in the water, because then they would both drown. So he consents. But the scorpion stings him ... More >>
History's richest campaign wins by a nose
In the wake of yesterday's suprise announcement that Republican candidate Dede Scozzafava was dropping out of the race for the open congressional seat in NY-23, a number of powerful state unions, Scozzafava's husband, and possibly Scozzafava herself have switched their suppport to Democrat Bi ... More >>
The Times as Jimmy Cagney and the reader as Mae Clarke. It's about time. A banner day for the New York Times. Newspapers that don't go out for blood are worthless. The Times often should be itself flayed because it so often doesn't take full advantage of its tremendous resources and usually und ... More >>
Thankfully, there's no term limit on the Constitution and its protection of students
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MOMA Shuts Down Film Stills Archive
Tasini on a Tightrope
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The Mugging of Councilmember Una Clarke by Brooklyns Black Political Elite
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The Great Liberal Hope from Wall Street
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