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Fri, Aug 06 2004

Multi-Level Wheeling?

I guess the folks working at the Thompson, Manitoba Wal-Mart up in Canada decided not to be part of a union. I can't quite understand this concept of unions who come in to recruit people. We had some of that happen in our local area when people in a union tried to get local agricultural workers to organize. Is this something like multi-level marketing, where you join a union and then you get more people to start other unions and join them? If somebody has figured out how to make money doing this, I can see why it would be really popular.

I browsed a bit for more information, and eventually found my way to the Industrial Workers of the World site. I even found Father Haggerty's Wheel, which I had never heard of. At the bottom of the page they mention that the wheel has been modified over time a bit, so that it includes 3 new groups of workers, one of which is Sex Trade Workers Industrial Union 690.

I can see how that might put a brand new spin on that whole recruitment thing.

posted at: 17:51 | category: /Miscellaneous | link to this entry



Sites That Force My Browser Window To Maximize

I keep seeing ways for people to do this. What I want is a script (or something) to prevent anyone's site from changing the size of my browser window. I have it set a certain way for a reason and I like it that way. When I go to your site, and the first thing you do is resize my browser window, I do 2 things. I size it down, and then I close that browser window, so I never even see what other brilliance you had waiting there for me. Well, there is that other thing I do, but let's keep this post polite, shall we?

posted at: 15:37 | category: /Writing Life | link to this entry



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