HITTING LEFT #91

In case you missed it. Here's Friday's #HittingLeft #91 with Andrea Dymond and Diana Vallera (Prexy Nesbitt was stuck in transport) from Columbia College Faculty Union. Could strike in the spring. Catch the podcast here.

Monday, October 1, 2018

WEEKEND QUOTABLES

“The new contracts ensure that hotel workers will keep their health care if they’re laid off in the wintertime,” UNITE HERE Local 1, the union representing the striking workers, said in a statement. 
Rebecca Solnit
This has been a truly remarkable decade for movement-building, social change, and deep, profound shifts in ideas, perspective, and frameworks for broad parts of the population (and, of course, backlashes against all those things). -- On Hope in Dark Times
 Weekend Update co-anchor Michael Che
"Typically, when you’re asked about a sexual assault and you’re drinking problem at a job interview, you don’t get the damn job." -- SNL
Peter Greene
 Parents can try to do their due diligence, but part of running a business is doing marketing, and charters are not going to market themselves with phrases like "financially troubled" or "featuring a curriculum made up by unqualified amateurs" or "barely hanging on." -- Forbes
D.T. on Kim Jong Un
 "...And then we fell in love, OK? No, really, he wrote me beautiful letters, and they’re great letters. We fell in love.” -- WSJ
CA Sen. Scott Wiener, Net Neutrality law’s author 
“This is a historic day for California. A free and open internet is a cornerstone of 21st century life: our democracy, our economy, our health care and public safety systems, and day-to-day activities." -- Sun-Times

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