Monthly Archives: February 2012
Some unions are getting better at the PR side of the equation. If you’re not familiar with John Nemos’s work for the MNA you need to check him out.
Originally posted on The Same Rowdy Crowd:
On the abortion issue, one group of advocates says “Right to Life,” the other side says “Pro-Choice” and the news media usually opts for the more neutral term, calling it a debate over “abortion rights,” or describing the protagonists as being “anti-abortion” and “pro-abortion rights.” Fair enough. On that issue, reporters have done a pretty good job of striking a balance on the language they use.
But on the top labor issue of the day, one side says “Right to Work,” the other side says “Right to Work for Less” or “union busting.” The media goes with “Right to Work.”
Pioneer Press headline: “Republicans set stage for right to work fight in Minnesota”
Star Tribune headline: “State Republicans launch right-to-work amendment”
MPR headline: “One on One: The Right to Work Amendment”
In other words, the news media is framing the issue exactly how pro-amendment spin savants want it framed.
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At 1920×1200 pixels this HD image makes a great wallpaper for a laptop or desktop computer with a monitor that has a 16:10 aspect ratio. Simple, clean, but with a little flair, the other monitor sizes that work “perfectly” include 1280×800 and 1440×900. Remind everybody that when they’re working with 49ers they’re working with the best!
Update: added cell phone versions in the same style
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The All American Clothing Company of Arcanum, Ohio believes in supporting American workers and their families by keeping all of their manufacturing in the USA. They specialize in USA made clothes, jeans and shirts, but they’re growing…
Follow the link to vote for the new items you would like the All American Clothing company to add to their line: Your Voice, Your Vote, Right Now..
Download this change-of-pace, blue-green background Local 49 wallpaper image for your iPhone, Android, Blackberry, etc. and you’ll have your union connection ready to share and show off with pride. At 640×960 pixels this wallpaper will work on any smartphone up to and including the iPhone 4s.