Archive for October, 2012

Obama Lead?

Posted on October 29, 2012 by

Barack Obama appears to be holding a narrow lead as election-day nears.  That, according to the New York Times Five Thirty Eight, upgrades his “chance of winning” to nearly 75 percent.  See Nate Silver’s recent analysis. Digg Digg

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Breathe

Posted on October 25, 2012 by

If you’re waking at 3:00 a.m. with night sweats thinking about a Romney Administration, here’s some news which might help get you through the weekend.

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Jeff Stansbury – Making Labor History

Posted on October 20, 2012 by

I wrote this post for The Stansbury Forum, a site honoring the work and spirit of union activist, writer, friend and mentor Jeff Stansbury who died in 2008. Five years in Los Angeles and I was still suffering from the region’s alienating social atmosphere.  I had a few good friends, a new relationship and some interesting work [...]

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Debating Obama

Posted on October 5, 2012 by

To watch Barack Obama being smeared and looking shallow It made me feel I’ll always think of Denver Colorado As the city where we lost our chance to knock out our opponent And now instead must find a way to rise up to the moment Here is what concerns me now about our chosen leader [...]

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