Author: Joshua DeVries

Joshua DeVries has been president of ATU Local 1549 in Austin and financial secretary for AFA (flight attendants) Council 70 in Philadelphia, both now sadly gone. He was also an active member of ATU Local 1005 in Minnesota and General Secretary Treasurer of the IWW. He is now a data wrangler in Austin, Texas.

  • Experiments in Free Transit

    Among the few positive aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic, some localities have taken the impressive step of implementing free transit. Several cities in Ohio, including Akron, Canton, Toledo and Youngstown announced free fares as of March 16. Towns in Vermont and Nevada have done so as well. Unfortunately, local officials are quite clear that these … Keep reading »