I always like to say, there is no grudge like an old grudge, and this grudge is not only old enough to vote, it’s old enough to have grandchildren! Those who know me well, know that I worked at Starbucks, back in the mid 1980’s. Those who know me really well had to listen to me engage in hair on fire rants after Howard Schultz bought the company and immediately started to push to decertify the union we had formed in the year or so before he bought the company.
He’s learned a few things since that effort for better worker compensation and working conditions. (None of the things he’s learned are good BTW)
Let’s see what he’s learned…
A scene that has been re-created in PandaBucks Coffee cafes across the country!
Today is the first day of Spring, the Vernal Equinox, a day of equal day and night (in theory, any way!) It is also the 50th anniversary year of pandas at the Smithsonian National Zoo, in the other Washington!
So, of course, we must celebrate the Nixon pandas!
Let’s see what other Spring ‘toons might be lurking in the archives…
And, as the unionization effort ramps up at Starbucks, I am reminded of my experience in the coffee mines, lo these many years ago!
Solidarity forever, guys!
There are still about 12 felted kitties left! Check out the Felties Revisited page for details!