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Hello everyone in the "Support of Labor" group.  I haven't seen anything in the group about this post - or the fact that it may be a little late, but last week we lost a fighter in the class war.  MentaMark - Mark Haller - suffered a heart attack last week and passed away.  Mike Elk wrote an obituary for Mark in In These Times.  I didn't know Mark personally, but he was someone who enjoyed our blog, The Raging Chicken Press, and someone who was always available to talk to online.  We spent times talking about Occupy Erie, Occupy Philly or Wall Street and about the labor movement.  I didn't know Mark, but he's someone who will be missed.

Rest in Peace Mark

Edit - I would really advise everyone to read Mike Elk's obituary.

Originally posted to In Support of Labor and Unions on Thu Dec 19, 2013 at 01:51 PM PST.

Also republished by In Memoriam, Hellraisers Journal, WE NEVER FORGET, American Legislative Transparency Project, and DFH Local No 420.

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