Hotel Workers Rising - HUGE Rally, Feb 24 If you only come to one rally this year... make this the one.
Since June 2008, workers at Le Meridien and the Hyatt Fisherman's Wharf hotels have fought for a fair process to choose whether they want union representation. Now workers face layoffs, cutbacks, and the growing economic crisis. Join PJA, Pride at Work, Harvey Milk Democratic Club, and a host of community and religious groups to march alongside hotel workers and express support for their voice in the workplace.
Be a part of one of the biggest local actions in support of low-wage workers this year!
San Francisco Hotel Workers Rising - Rally and March Meet up: Justin Herman Plaza, 1 Market St. SF (Near Embarcadero BART) Tuesday, Feb 24 4-6 pm
I had a beautiful day today. I stood with my sister, a passionate rabbi serving the U.S. Navy as a chaplain, at the World War II Memorial in Washington D.C. We remembered our grandfather of blessed memory, who fought for America and shared hard-earned wisdom with his children and grandchildren.
I looked to my right and saw the Washington Monument. Looked to my left at the Lincoln Memorial. I read quotes engraved on massive stones. And I felt, to my core, one sad feeling: too much war.
Too. Much. War.
The quotes and certain retellings of history would have me believe that we fought for pure purposes: we fought for religious freedom, we fought to end slavery, we fought for freedom for all humanity, we fought to end tyranny. But it's also true that we fought (and fight) for economic interests. It&…