When “America’s Dairyland” Ran Out of Milk

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Over at People’s World, there is a fantastic article about a local labor issue at Golden Guernsey Dairy of Waukesha.

“In September 2011 the plant was acquired by a California outfit known as ‘OpenGate Capital.’ This is the sort of Romneyesque outfit that Texas Republican Governor Rick Perry once blasted as engaging in “vulture capitalism”.  It seems the folks at OpenGate have been sharpening their pencils and checking the bottom line ever since the purchase and despite sales increasing by 20 percent they thought the quickest way to a sure profit was to shut it down, and quickly.”

Read the rest of the article here.

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