VOITH PAPER STRIKE

UNION WORKERS AT VOITH PAPER FABRIC IN NEENAH ARE ON THE PICKET LINE THIS WEEK.  MEMBERS OF THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MACHINISTS VOTED TO STRIKE LAST SATURDAY.  FORTY-FIVE PEOPLE WORK AT THE NEENAH PLANT.  THE STRIKE DOES NOT AFFECT PRODUCTION AT VOITH’S TWO OTHER PLANTS IN APPLETON.

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Profiting Off the Dead

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen died on Monday, leaving behind a net worth of $20.3 BILLION.  While I’m sure that his family and co-workers are saddened by his passing, those most disappointed are Socialists like Senator Bernie Sanders and likely-Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez–who will see another mega-billionaire not have to pay his “fair share” despite being dead.   The current…

Not Helping the Planet a Large Amount at a Time

Because we have been doing it for so long now, sorting your recycling from your garbage seems like more of a chore and a bore than a positive step to “save the planet”.  It’s a good thing that recycling has become a routine in our lives.  Just this weekend, I felt bad throwing a plastic…

Meekly Staying Where We’ve Always Been

It is fitting that the Neil Armstrong movie First Man comes to theaters today–just a day after a Soyuz rocket failure leaves humankind with no reliable way to get a person into space.  In just fifty years we have gone from the greatest accomplishment in human history, to settling for low-earth orbit flight, to having…