Published: January 27, 2012
Arts Express. Murder By Proxy: How America Went Postal
By Prairie Miller
Murder By Proxy: How America Went Postal. Director Emil Chiaberi in conversation about his documentary, and workplace violence and mass murders that are not so random after all. With a focus on the disturbing trend traced back to the 1980s, and the war on unions. And what it all has to do with Ronald Reagan, privatization, Social Darwinism, the air traffic controllers, consumerism, and the Postal Reorganization Act of 1970.
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The filmmaker also discuss testimony gathered from news reporters, criminologists, victims, bosses, shrinks, and the workers themselves. And most significantly, post office letter carrier, union steward, whistleblower and Vietnam veteran Charlie Withers and his long and courageous fight for workers bullied and terrorized by bosses across the country, taking his case exposing workplace coverups all the way to the government.
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Prairie Miller is a NY multimedia journalist online, in print and on radio, and on WBAI/Pacifica National Radio Network's Arts Express. Read more reviews by Prairie Miller. Contact Prairie through NewsBlaze.
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