Saturday, February 19, 2011

what solidarity sounds like

Wisconsin workers in their state capital cheer wildly as firefighters enter, technically exempt from the draconian bill their tea party governor sent to the legislature gutting pensions and right to collective bargaining for public workers.

The bagpipes and kilts show the communicative powers of great creative.

The firefighters demonstrate what solidarity among working people looks like.

Can't play the bagpipes or get to Madison on short notice? Use this link to send a message to the powerful, quaking like Camilla behind their bulletproof glass (love the title of the article here): Dear Poor People, Thank You for Going Without Heat So We Can Buy Another Week of War.

Here are some of the people who need to send this letter:

President Obama and CEOs in Silicon Valley Feb 17 dinner toast -- to Wisconsin (kidding).

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