Mark Burrows Commentary Series
Former RW Co-Chair Mark Burrows - now retired but still active in RWU - wrote a series of searing commentaries for the RWU newsletter The Highball from the Fall of 2012 to Fall of 2015. After a brief reprieve upon retirement, he once again took up his pen and continues to write! You can re-read all of his commentaries below.
#18 Summer -- Business as Usual = Defeat. Resist the Status Quo!
#16 Winter -- Now That the Elections are Over, What is the Way Forward
#12 Summer -- What Would Eugene Debs do Today?
#11 Spring-- What Drives the Carriers Relentless Aggression?
#8 Summer -- We Railroad Workers Must Set the Terms of Engagement
#7 Spring -- Rail Carriers Attacks, Union Response and RWU
#6 Winter -- Commentary - Do as You Are Told, Now
#4 Summer -- The Crisis of Leadership in Our Unions - Part 1
#3 Spring -- The Concessionary Landscape -- How did We Get Here
#2 Winter -- After Three Decades of Concessions Rails Say Enough
#1 Fall 2012 -- Beware the Carriers' Section 6 Notices!