The Place of Labor in the Steel City

By: Sunday February 6, 2011 5:36 pm

U.S. Steel’s threat to punish those of its workers who take a day off to watch the Super Bowl is unsurprising because mean-spiritedness was and remains still a prominent feature of America’s capital-labor conflict.


Trash Talk! SuperBowl XLV

By: Saturday February 5, 2011 7:15 pm

As of post time, it appears SuperBowl XLV will still be played in Reykjavík Texas despite the spate of injuries to innocent plaintiffs, er fans, from ice falling off of Cowboys Stadium. SuperBowls should be played in reasonable and warm climates, not the frozen tundra of Texas. As Dallas born and bred Stevie Ray Vaughn knows, the Texas Flood will give you the blues; just think what the ice storm they have been suffering the past few days will do.

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