Because the vast majority of my audience is likely not a member of the Screen Actors Guild, I am going to repost a letter from twice-elected Nation President of the guild Allen Rosenberg expressing his outright disdain for the events of the past week that have led to the National Executive Director Doug Allen being fired yesterday.
Doug Allen held his ground amidst much panic induced by certain forces (let’s say A-List actors who also tend to be producers who also tend to be in bed with producers) and those without sufficient foresight or backbone to believe that we can withstand the temporary uncertainty of a strike in exchange for a fair pay scale in the realm of online and emergent media.
Here is the letter from Allen in its entirety:
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