While politicians are focused on expanding higher education, labor union apprenticeships are a proven alternative path to prosperity.
Mastering blue collar skills shouldn't be seen as any less worthy of respect than the learning that happens in universities.
A new article "America needs more union apprenticeships – not just university graduates" on Mutual Interest, an online media #coop owned by the readers and writers.
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Shell AGM targeted throughout Europe: banners, graffiti, blockades and a demo at HQ
Reading Conquest of Bread
>No distinction can be drawn between the work of each man. Measuring the work by its results leads us to absurdity; dividing and measuring them by hours spent on the work also leads us to absurdity. One thing remains: put the needs above the works, and first of all recognize the right to live, and later on, to the comforts of life, for all those who take their share in production.
Time to share *The Bread Book* again!
"In 1892, an exiled Prince from Russia named Peter #Kropotkin published a book titled The Conquest of Bread. In that text, Kropotkin outlined a vision for a free society that allows everyone to have access to food, shelter, clothing, and luxury. In essence, the book is an outline for a world without poverty or repression. This site is a place for Kropotkin’s ideas to be shared! In addition to hosting the entirety of …"
Any recommended readings on how the origins of large parts of the modern welfare state (sick pay, unemployment benefits, etc.) lies in mutuals and #coops, often set up by the early labour movement?
#MigrantWorkers in India, circa 2020.
Painted by brilliant artist Baadal Nanjundaswamy
So long as the people do not care to exercise their freedom, those who wish to tyrannize will do so; for tyrants are active and ardent, and will devote themselves in the name of any number of gods, religious and otherwise, to put shackles upon sleeping men.
-- Voltairine de Cleyre
Vacant Migrant Child Jail Building Stormed in Chicago on May Day https://itsgoingdown.org/vacant-migrant-child-jail-building-stormed-in-chicago-on-may-day/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter
Quand les dessins permettent de mettre les choses en perspective ! 👍