Subject:

Transport Workers Union of America

  • Music

    November 1, 2012
  • Blogs

    October 24, 2012

    Aksultura's Superpunks: "Politicans Say 'F#$% the Public,' I Say 'Anarchy and Legalize Weed'"

    Ascolta is Italian for listen, and that's exactly what local punk crew Askultura want you to do. "Listen to the culture," says the band's founder Andrew, a Lakota Nation warrior poet. He and his nine cohorts -- two chicks, six dudes, and a beast named Captain on the washboard -- are releasing a ne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2012

    Talib Nashid, Transport Workers Union President, Under Criminal Investigation

    Republicans are fond of saying that unions are corrupt, opaque, and lazy. It's a mantra of theirs, right up there with de-funding Planned Parenthood and telling liberals to get their god-damned, latte-drinking hands off of their firearms.But not even in their wildest labor-bashing wet dreams could t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2011

    Rick Scott Wins "Worst Governor Ever" Race

    ‚ÄčIt was real neck and neck at the end, what with the surprise surge by Texas Governor Rick Perry. But Florida's own Rick Scott has been named the "Worst Governor Ever" in a drawn-out, online poll conducted by the Transportation Workers Union of America. With the way things are going right now, it ... More >>

  • News

    May 30, 2002

    Ramp Rats' Revenge

    Checking luggage? Think long and hard before answering yes to that question at MIA

  • News

    June 28, 2001

    By the Hour

    It was easy for the county to pass a law requiring workers to earn a living wage. It wasn't so easy making it stick.

  • News

    November 2, 2000

    Loud, Proud, and Out of Work

    Miami-Dade bus driver Ezell Robinson has taken issue with his bosses and his union leadership, which may explain why he's now unemployed

  • News

    June 8, 2000

    A Life in Transit

    It's not easy driving a jitney in Miami. If the county regulators don't get you, the freeloaders will.

  • News

    July 2, 1998

    Wheels of Fortune

    Why are the county's Metrobus drivers such a happy lot? Maybe because some earn more than $90,000 per year.

  • News

    June 20, 1996

    Token Ridership

    Metrobus is Dade's most effective public transportation. But when it comes to funding, the bus system and its patrons always get taken for a ride.

  • News

    January 4, 1996

    Fare Trade

    Ziggy Zilber built a lean, mean, ground-transportation empire, making money and enemies, and working the politicians like a well-oiled machine

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