Tag Archives: Local 433

Time to pay the PIPA

Hi there! I don’t exist, actually.   Back in June of last year, I was asked to attend a meeting in San Antonio at the office of Rep. Lamar Smith, the author of the infamous SOPA bill that he recently withdrew in a hailstorm of negative public opinion.  At the time, I was serving on …

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Working musician? Live in Austin? Join Local 433!

Every year on Labor Day, I reflect on what it means to belong to a labor union. Really, I think about it a lot more often than that.  I think about it every time I read another headline about workers being laid off, about factories shutting down, about jobs being outsourced overseas.  I think about …

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