On November 22, 1909, thousands of New York shirtwaist textile workers met at the Cooper Union building to meet with the International Ladies Garment Workers Union’s Local 25 leaders to discuss working conditions and wages. Like most organizations in those days, the ILGWU was led by men.
Elton John and his lover David Furnish (at last, finally, able, allowed, to be married, on December 21, 2014, in Britain) became in 2010 the parents of a baby boy, courtesy of a surrogate mother, who birthed Zachary Jackson Levon Furnish-John, that year, on Christmas Day.
The farce of American politics. Politics just don't move me no more. They are useless here there and everywhere.They have been captured for lack of a better definition. They are gone daddy gone if you actually care or look at what is going down. It isn't like we got here over night, They took a long time to evolve this latest global fuckatude. We are all trapped by the powers that be. Bernie? Nothing seems to be able to put this Humpty together again.
OK. The Donald didn't actually say that specifically. What he said was, “I’m the most militaristic person there is.” But that's what he was getting at.
There are many times when a single act kindness can make a lasting impression. But often you may not know it. It is not about the immediate feedback that you might get from an act of kindness, but how your acts of kindness affect someone else.
Good morning 99percenters!
Morning news dump and music by Dick Dale.
World’s Nuclear Facilities Vulnerable to Cyber-Attacks
Stuxnet, the computer virus introduced into the Iranian nuclear program by Israel and the US has now escaped into other program in other countries
As hackers continue to rampage through closely-guarded information systems and databases with monotonous regularity, there is a tempting new target for cyber-attacks: the world’s nuclear facilities.
Piano Concerto No. 21
Monday morning quote
The title is from rserven's Daily Kos diary yesterday. I am republishing it here on her behalf. First a link in cse her embedded links don't work.
Mon Aug 17, 2015 at 04:00 PM PDT
Every voice counts
by rserven for TransAction