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Big Apple, Big Mess

Ted Balaker
December 19, 2005, 3:34pm

Early this morning 33,700 New York City subway and bus workers went on strike. Nice time for a strike: 20-degree weather and the height of the retail season. What's at the heart of the matter is hardly surprising: Retiring at age 55 with a full pension, not having to contribute to health insurance–many private sector workers would love to be disrespected that way. Article here.

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