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Ronald G. Linville Memorial

Ronald G. Linville Dec. 11, 1948 – Jan. 8, 2018 “If we do not do the impossible, we shall be faced with the unthinkable” —Murray Bookchin Thursday, January 3, 2019 7-9 pm Metro Justice The Hungerford Building, 1115 E Main St, Rochester, NY Maria Scipione 138 Sanford St Rochester, NY 14620 If you are unable … Continue reading »

NPR Planet Money Podcast on Modern Monetary Theory

I know this sounds like a boring wonky economics topic, but this 22 minute podcast is anything but boring. Unusual for NPR it gives voice to a left-wing analysis of government spending that makes conservative economists (and liberals) object. It makes clear that economics and politics is about choices. Things could be done differently. That’s … Continue reading »

Mega Vote, May 22, 2017

In this MegaVote for New York’s 25th Congressional District: Recent Congressional Votes Senate: Wilson Nomination – Confirmation Senate: Gottlieb Nomination – Confirmation Senate: Methane Release Limitation Disapproval Senate: Lighthizer Nomination – Confirmation Senate: Rosen Nomination – Confirmation Senate: Brand Nomination – Confirmation House: Death Sentence Aggravating Factor Expansion House: Probation Officer Arrest Authority Upcoming Congressional … Continue reading »

Band of Rebels Signs

We have a number of old signs from the days we met on the street every Monday at noon. Anyone who wants to have some or all of these signs to use, reuse, or repurpose, just let us know by email. Any signs not claimed by September, will be thrown away.

Mega Vote February 8, 2016

In this MegaVote for New York’s 25th Congressional District: Recent Congressional Votes Senate: Energy Policy – Cloture House: Affordable Housing – Passage House: Health Care Repeal Reconciliation – Presidential Veto Override House: Iran Sanctions – Passage House: Reduce SEC Regulation of Small Companies – Passage House: Financial Institution Customer Protection – Passage Upcoming Congressional Bills … Continue reading »

Mega Vote February 1, 2016

In this MegaVote for New York’s 25th Congressional District: Recent Congressional Votes Senate: Energy Policy – GAO Report on Energy Production Upcoming Congressional Bills Senate: Energy Policy House: Health Care Repeal Reconciliation — Veto Override House: Iran Sanctions House: Affordable Housing House: Reduce SEC Regulation of Small Companies House: Financial Institution Customer Protection Recent Senate … Continue reading »

Mega Vote March 9, 2015

In this MegaVote for New York’s 25th Congressional District: Recent Congressional Votes Senate: Keystone XL Pipeline – Veto House: Fiscal 2015 Homeland Security Appropriations– Motion to Recede and Concur House: Amtrak Reauthorization – Passage Upcoming Congressional Bills Senate: Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015 Recent Senate Votes Keystone XL Pipeline – Veto – Vote … Continue reading »

Minutes of Sept. 9th Meeting

Present: Tim S., Jo C., Jim B., Liz A., Elaine J., Gail M., Peter M., Sally M., Al B., Mike , Lucy, Pat M., Rich M., Jack H., Lil L., Sylvia G., June G., Doug N., Grania B., Denise Y., Renee Agenda Conversations with the rest of the world–Sally Veterans perspective–Rich Goals and Strategies Take … Continue reading »

The Capitalist Machine: Computerization, Workers’ Power, and the Decline in Labor’s Share within U.S. Industries

Kristal, Tali. 2013. “The Capitalist Machine: Computerization, Workers’ Power, and the Decline in Labor’s Share Within U.S. Industries.” American Sociological Review 78(3):361–89. Abstract This article addresses an important trend in contemporary income inequality—a decline in labor’s share of national income and a rise in capitalists’ profits share. Since the late 1970s, labor’s share declined by … Continue reading »