Gil Paar’s story is an example of correcting bureaucratic snafus.
“There are thousands and thousands of people out there leading lives of quiet, screaming desperation, where they work long, hard hours at jobs they hate to enable them to buy things they don’t need to impress people they don’t like.”
— Nigel Marsh
Terry Moore gives us a brief explanation.
Here is an interesting tribute to a PBS legend by video mash-up artist John D. Boswell, aka melodysheep:
“On Sept. 3, 2009, contract laborer Nick Revetta was killed in an explosion at U.S. Steel’s Clairton Plant near Pittsburgh. Revetta’s death and the events that followed reveal the limitations of a federal law meant to protect American workers.”
“Sing to me of the man, Muse, the man of twists and turns driven time and again off course, once he had plundered the hallowed heights of Troy. Many cities of men he saw and learned their minds, many pains he suffered, heartsick on the open sea, fighting to save his life and bring his…
“…According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, 18 veterans commit suicide every day — about one every 80 minutes. Many suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder, which plagues their thoughts, invades every aspect of their lives and disables some to the point where death is preferable to living through the nightmare.” —Morgan Till, PBS Newshour “In…
The last echoes of the 75th Anniversary Celebration of the opening of the Golden Gate Bridge have faded away. A talented army of volunteers, supporters and Corporate Partners came together to make a memorable event unforgettable. 25 years ago a similar mission was underway to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the opening of the Golden…
It is time to awaken and look around.