John Maenpaa

@ritchiepage2001

Christian/Patriot/Libertarian-Socialist and I support: AFL-CIO & IWW & ACLU & Occupy & The Bill Of Rights ALL TEN AMENDMENTS!!! #union #iww #WIUnion #occupy

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Why Labor Union Leaders Should Run for Office and How We Can Help 

http://www.aflcio.org/Blog/Your-Turn/Why-Labor-Union-Leaders-Should-Run-for-Office-and-How-We-Can-Help 

Last year, I ran for San Francisco District Supervisor in a crowded field of nine candidates and lost by 132 votes out of 35,351 votes cast. I would be less than truthful if I told you I wasn't disappointed. But my campaign experience also opened my eyes to new possibilities for organized labor to take a more active role in our democracy.Here’s why more labor union leaders should run for office.1)     Put a face on organized labor. As a 35-year member of theInternational Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) and the former seven-term elected Business Manager of IATSE Local 16, my roots in labor run deep. I have been a member of the San Francisco Labor Council executive board since 1994 and am involved with various labor organizations...

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#union #iww #occupy #ows #p2 #p21 #tlot #tcot #TeaParty

Why Labor Union Leaders Should Run for Office and How We Can Help

http://www.aflcio.org/Blog/Your-Turn/Why-Labor-Union-Leaders-Should-Run-for-Office-and-How-We-Can-Help

Last year, I ran for San Francisco District Supervisor in a crowded field of nine candidates and lost by 132 votes out of 35,351 votes cast. I would be less than truthful if I told you I wasn't disappointed. But my campaign experience also opened my eyes to new possibilities for organized labor to take a more active role in our democracy.Here’s why more labor union leaders should run for office.1) Put a face on organized labor. As a 35-year member of theInternational Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) and the former seven-term elected Business Manager of IATSE Local 16, my roots in labor run deep. I have been a member of the San Francisco Labor Council executive board since 1994 and am involved with various labor organizations...

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