The Indypendent reader writes about the United Workers’ Winter Play: “How the Harbor Stole Christmas”
Hundreds of low-wage workers across Baltimore’s Inner Habor will be experiencing yet another holiday of empty stockings, bare Christmas trees, and restaurant take-home leftovers for their family Christmas dinner. Harbor workers point to the Grinch-developers of the Inner Harbor's outdoor mall and frequented tourist destinations as the culprits of their stolen Christmas.
This holiday season harbor workers, with the human rights organization, The United Workers, have marked their Christmas list, checked it twice, and demanded that the Grinch, a.k.a, the developers General Growth Properties (GGP) and Baltimore-based Cordish Companies, who are currently sitting atop the profit chain, give back basic human rights.
This Thursday, December 16th, 2010, at the Inner Harbor, in a lively community play, low-wage workers and community allies plan to recreate Dr. Suess children’s story, “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”.
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For Spanish-speaking people, listen to the workers' recorded testimonies of the Action here.