Brand-new labor tours at the National Gallery of Art, the National Museum of American History and the National Portrait Gallery are among the offerings at this year's DC LaborFest, coming up in May. The deadline for ads in the LaborFest guide – 15,000 copies of which are distributed throughout the metro DC area – has been extended; email [email protected] to reserve your space now or click here for details. The LaborFest is once again anchored by the annual DC Labor FilmFest; Save The Date cards with the LaborFest schedule will be distributed next week.
Nearly 1,000 tickets have already been sold for this year’s Labor Night at the Nats, which is set for July 28 against the Colorado Rockies. Ticket prices are now $15 each and still benefit the Metro Washington Council’s Community Services Agency. Groups that buy 50 or more tickets get their names on the Nats scoreboard and are entered in a drawing for an autographed Nationals baseball. To order call 202-974-8221 or email [email protected]. Download the flyer here.
Nurses, teachers and other public workers in northern Nigeria were especially targeted by recent violence. Now back on job, they are suffering long-term negative effects, according to a according to survey by public-sector unions, conducted with Solidarity Center support. Find out more at the Solidarity Center.
Capitalism is a giant cloud of cigarette smoke blown in the face of humanity
Working folk just cough and choke
All for the boss’s vanity
They try to deny
They take 9/10 of the pie
This land was made for you and me!
Capitalism is Just Cigarette Smoke in the Face of Humanity