Jenny Brown: During the campaign, American agents didn’t have to go far to see what having a union contract would be like; they could talk to US Airways agents at the next gate.
For 23 years, Jenny Brown was co-editor of the Iguana, a progressive monthly magazine in Gainesville, Florida, where she was a founder of what remains surely the most successful chapter of the Labor Party. She covers building trades, airlines, telecom, health and safety, health care policy, and women workers. She also designs the monthly magazine. Jenny works out of our East Coast office in Brooklyn.
Dave Zirin: She is our Jordan. She is our Jim Brown. She is our Babe Ruth, calling his shots. She is no longer content to dodge bullets, but understands how to stop them. Serena is that rare athlete who has not only mastered her sport. She’s harnessed it.
Edward Wasserman: Media shaming is hot. It’s the new spectator sport in which hapless people say or do something that unexpectedly provokes general wrath, and get their skin torn off by online abuse from thousands of furious, abusive, and hateful strangers.
Robert Reich: California’s property taxes are already much lower than the national average. So even if corporations pay their full share, they’re still getting a great deal.