New York City transit workers have paralyzed the nation's largest metropolitan area in a 34,000 union member walkout. Although they have been condemned by the Bloomberg administration, Gov. Pataki and the capitalist elites who are only thinking of their desire for holiday shopping profits, the majority of working people in the city have expressed support for the work stoppage. This labor action may inspire other unions across the nation to put a halt to the constant threat of cutbacks in salaries, health care coverage and pension benefits.
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