Tag Archives: The Wobblies

hangin’ with uncle john’s band

by Art Chantry ( art@artchantry.com) back in the mid-1980’s. i was asked by a local ‘underground’ art gallery/institution called 9-1-1 gallery to do an exhibit of my poster work (this was in the early 1980’s, years before the world trade … Continue reading

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wall street : hot under a blue collar

If anything, the eviction of the Occupy Wall Street protestors has simply evoked the long-standing fallacy of Joseph Stiglitz’s assertion of the 1% vs. 99% thesis. The police. Those on blue know where the bread is buttered and those in … Continue reading

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the un-people: throwing the off switch

Pull the legs out from under the wage system. The Wobblies. The I.W.W. It was an America in which those who did protest were often locked out, replaced by scabs, and prevented from picketing by injunction and by naked force. … Continue reading

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white men and black cats: fraternal disorder

the cult of the black cat…… Art Chantry (art@artchantry.com): This is a small shopping bag (the sort of thing to put a few nails in) from Copeland Lumber – a local northwest hardware/lumber store. I believe they’re still in business, … Continue reading

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SELL-OFFS & SELL-OUTS

”In an interesting side note to the much more publicized businesses involving John Paulson, Greece, and whatever else Goldman is currently getting tarred and feathered for, the bank was quietly slapped on the wrist by the SEC for violations related … Continue reading

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