Workers do not strike every day, they cannot do that the way they function in the capitalist economy. The way they have to live by selling their labor power makes that impossible. Ernest Mandel
All of a sudden the “MTA RUNNING” logo goes off the screen on NBC and the ominous strikes in. As I mentioned the other day, the strike, then imminent, was now a reality.
I personally could care less as to who is right or wrong. I want my “subway” to pull up at my stop and take me to work. Exactly the thoughts of millions as they get into work.
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Go here to get a blow by blow account of what’s happening in NYC vis a vis the strike.
Boing Boing points to the NYC Metblogs coverage here.
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