Why We Fight Video Explains Writers Strike

Posted on November 5, 2007

So many of you have written in to ask us what it is that the writers want. Why exactly is the WGA so upset that it is willing to go on strike? Here's a great video from the WGA called "Why We Fight" which explains the issues involved in a simple and entertaining way. It includes charts and graphs to show you how the residuals from film and television are shared with writers. Watch the video, then you too can answer anyone who asks you: "Why are those writers marching outside Rockefeller Plaza?" The video was uploaded to YouTube to a channel called United Hollywood TV. Take a look:

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