The Resource The red tail, (electronic resource)

The red tail, (electronic resource)

Label
The red tail
Title
The red tail
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On August 19, 2005 Roy Koch, along with 4,400 airline mechanics, custodians, and cleaners, went on strike against Northwest Airlines, the 4th largest airline in the world. Northwest, otherwise known as "The Red Tail" by its employees, wanted to lay off 53% of their union and outsource their jobs. What followed was a 444 day strike that would end with 4,000 union members out of work, including Roy. Instead of being left in the wake of this "losing battle", Roy and his daughter Melissa decide to follow Roy's outsourced job to China. ..The Red Tail interweaves Roy and Melissa's search for connection in China with the premeditated downfall of Northwest Airlines, a vibrant example of the dangers of our current economic system, which serves to make the rich richer even as the middle and working classes disappear. The Koch's journey is a search for dignity amidst the helplessness experienced by global workers; a quest to reclaim their power. The Red Tail looks at our broken economic system which encourages and rewards CEOs and upper management to line their own pockets instead of caring for the heart of a company: its long-term stability and life-long employees, offering a new perspective on globalization and the lives that hang in the balance
Cataloging source
VDU
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by Collective Eye Films in 2010
Language note
In English
Runtime
86
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
The red tail, (electronic resource)
Label
The red tail, (electronic resource)
Link
http://edmonton.kanopystreaming.com/node/245218
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • In Process Record
  • Film
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Related Agents
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Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
kan1245217
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https://secure.syndetics.com/index.aspx?isbn=/LC.GIF&client=780-496-1833&type=xw12&upc=&oclc=%28Sirsi%29%20kan1245217
Dimensions
unknown
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{'EPLMNA': 'https://epl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/1975530005'}
Extent
1 streaming online resource (streaming video file) (87 minutes)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
  • video
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (Sirsi) kan1245217
  • (CaAE) kan1245217
  • (OCoLC)985063439
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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