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Teamsters to “Hug it Out” on Reality TV? Ask Mark Wahlberg

photo credit: Eva Rinaldi Celebrity and Live Music Photographer Mark Wahlberg, who has had quite the run of successes as a producer in TV and film with shows like “Entourage”, “Boardwalk Empire”, and “How to Make It in America”, not … Continue reading

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Mike Daisey’s performance exposing China factory worklife finds another more accessible platform

The talk about this performance just keeps piling up. Featured today in cover story for CBS Sunday Morning show here,  Having started at Berkeley Rep and then Washington’s Wooly Mammoth, monologist Mike Daisey’s brilliant, funny, disturbing report on working conditions in … Continue reading

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Worker Solidarity Prevails on “Entourage”

A little bit of worker solidarity worked its way into the HBO hit comedy “Entourage” with the recent episode “The Big Bang”.  Among the storylines was one in which character Johnny Drama decides to unite with his fellow actor Andrew … Continue reading

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“Music While You Work” Gets Turned on its Head

Time was when, in order to keep factory workers in the UK humming along (and perhaps take their minds off doing those terrible things like watching the clock, taking note of health and safety issues, or, gasp, signing a petition … Continue reading

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“Horrible Bosses” Gets People Talking and Blogging

The impact of popular culture on workers’ lives shows again with the release of the film “Horrible Bosses” While the film itself, as a film, is so-so (with a Metascore of 57), it spurred numerous write-ups, articles and blogs about … Continue reading

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Where is the new “New Dance Group” ? Part 1

We’re uncovering/rediscovering new information about this dance company that fused workers’ values and dance seamlessly and paving the way for many modern dance legends we know today. It was established in 1932 by a group of artists and choreographers dedicated … Continue reading

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Writer of Book on Work Picks His Five Fave Books on Work

We found this great article by Matthew Crawford, author of our very own 2010 Worker’s Voice Award for Best Book “Shopcraft as Soul Class” that ran in the Wall Street Journal. In it, this writer who likes to write about … Continue reading

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