Truckers Put On The Brakes

“On April 1, in a wave of defiance, truck drivers began taking the strongest form of action they can take: inaction. Faced with $4-per-gallon diesel fuel, they slowed down, shut down and started honking. On the New Jersey Turnpike, a convoy of trucks stretching ‘as far as the eye can see,’ according to a turnpike spokesman, drove at a glacial 20 miles per hour.”

Read more of Barbara Ehrenreich’s “Truckers Hit the Brakes” at Common Dreams to find out why Ehrenreich calls the truck drivers’ inaction a “shining example of defiance in the face of economic assault.” You can also check out her blog.
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