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#Striketober: When the suits head to the assembly line



FILE - Members of the United Auto Workers strike outside of a John Deere plant, Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021, in Ankeny, Iowa. About 10,000 UAW workers have gone on strike against John Deere since last Thursday at plants in Iowa, Illinois and Kansas. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

While companies like John Deere set to bringing in over $4-$5 billion in profits a year, and CEOs are getting 100% raises, increasing their salaries to $10-20 million, workers are getting a pittance of that — if anything.

And, it looks as though they’re sick of it.

Welcome to #Striketober.

On this episode of the Democratic Voice podcast, La Crosse County Democratic Party chair William Garcia and I discuss the strikes happening across the country — from Danny DeVito siding with Nabisco workers and getting banned from social media for it, to the suits getting on the John Deere assembly line, then having to call an ambulance by 8 a.m. the first day. 

Host of WIZM's La Crosse Talk PM | University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point graduate | Hometown: Greenville, Wis | Avid noonball basketball player and sand volleyballer in La Crosse

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