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This short documentary tells the story of the uprising in Bosnia and Herzegovina that started in early February 2014. Since February 5 2014, protests have swept across Bosnia and Herzegovina. The protests were started by workers from five factories in northern city of Tuzla: Dita, Polihem, Poliolhem, GUMARA and Konjuh. The factories had been privatized, bankrupted and stripped of assets, leaving the workers with large debts, no salaries, no health care and no benefits.
NEW YORK, May 18--In Jacques Tati’s satirical comedy “Jour de Fete” (1949), the village postman who delivers mail on his bicycle is dazzled by the speed and efficiency of the US postal service, shown as a movie-within-a-movie at the county fair. He scarcely could have anticipated the dire financial straits in which the once-exemplary, well-equipped USPS—the only delivery service reaching every address in the country --now finds itself.
This week USPS, which receives no tax dollars, reported a $3.2 billion deficit for January-March 2012, up from $2.2 billion a year ago. John Dennie, who worked for 14 years as a letter carrier and for 14 years as a mail handler on Staten Island, explains the often-overlooked reason for the deficit, usually attributed to the growth of electronic communication.
Union Square, New York, October 22, 2004--revised version photoshop titles instead of scroll and different end frames. Full description is with version one and also on the Union Docs website as this was shown there in January 2010 as part of "Argument of the Eye",
June 5 protest while mayor Bloomberg bigwigs were having a party nearby at Hotel W. Protesters oppose plans to turn the historic Union Sq pavilion into a fancy restaurant in a neighborhood where there are already 150 restaurants. They also oppose any reduction of the space on the north side of the park traditionall reserved for free speech assembly. A compromise plan presented by Rosie Mendez was not well received/
May 21, 2008--a protest against privatization of Union Square was held by Reverend Billy, Savitri D, Eric Laursen, Andy Podell and other opponents of the project which calls for turning the historic pavilion into an upscale private restaurant--in an area where there are already 150 private restaurants . For an early protest at Mayor Bloomberg's initial press conference announcing the plan in 200(5)? [ck date] see also The Sheepdog and the Mayor on this site, at http://blip.tv/file/104683/ For info on future protests to be held on the north side of Union Square every Wednesday, see www.revbilly.com. For 19th century history of Union Square as a protest site see http://gracepaleylegacy.blogspot.com http://saveunionsquare2008.blogspot.com