Homosexual, Labor Activists Carry Torch for Marxism in Pittsburgh
Reiland, Ralph R., Insight on the News
On Grant Street in Pittsburgh four gay men were talking about not selling out to corporate America. At around the same time, a 12-feet tall Statue of Liberty recently was seen floating down Liberty Avenue, complete with an intravenous drip in her arm. The message: America is sick! It was Pittsburgh's double convention weekend -- the National Convention of the Labor Party and the National Conference for the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Movement.
Labor Party delegates, on top of parading a languishing Miss Liberty through town, demanded a world of three-day weekends, 32-hour workweeks, increased wages and benefits, bigger government, universal health care, fewer imports and mandatory pensions. Marx's theorizing notwithstanding, a mandate for less work at higher pay …
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Publication information: Article title: Homosexual, Labor Activists Carry Torch for Marxism in Pittsburgh. Contributors: Reiland, Ralph R. - Author. Magazine title: Insight on the News. Volume: 14. Issue: 47 Publication date: December 21, 1998. Page number: 30. © 1999 News World Communications, Inc. COPYRIGHT 1998 Gale Group.
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