Tuesday, July 16, 2002

Look for the Union Label
At Cornell, graduate students are going to vote on whether they want to join the United Auto Workers. Walter Reuther would be proud of the Comparative Literature doctoral candidates manning the barricades. Joseph Sabia opines: If the UAW gets its teeth into our lives, there is no guarantee that graduate student wages will rise. The only certainty is that union dues will rise.

Meanwhile Steven, the Dell Dude, has been punished. No, not for violations of good taste, but by the Screen Actors Guild for making a Dell commercial while the union was on strike 2 years ago.

Dude! You're getting a union goon!