Daily Archives: March 28, 2018

Money

Lucrative Dealing in the Age of Austerity

Photo by Funk Dooby | CC BY 2.0 CounterPunchers such as Michael Hudson and Rob Urie have long informed its readers about what goes on in the financial sectors of the US economy in particular and the global economy more ...
World

Facebook Deletes Gaza-Based Safa News, which had 1.3 mn Followers

Facebook has been under increasing scrutiny over privacy breaches and censorship. | Photo: Reuters Link to original source: Telesurtv.net According to a Palestinian activist, this year alone 500 pages of Palestinian journalists, activists and bloggers have been deleted. Facebook deleted ...
US

Great teachers make every student feel included

The library at Redwood Heights Elementary School in Oakland, Calif. Credit: Alison Yin / EdSource Link to original source: Jillayne Antoon | EdSource   This week at their annual conference, the California Charter Schools Association will give Rocklin Academy Gateway ...
Healthcare

Poll: Americans Aghast Over Drug Costs But Aren’t Holding Their ...

Link to original source: Rachel Bluth | Kaiser Health News The recent school shootings in Florida and Maryland have focused attention on the National Rifle Association’s clout in state and federal lobbying activities. Yet more than the NRA or even ...
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Mitch McConnell ‘should be ashamed’ for blocking sex harassment bill, ...

California Congresswoman Jackie Speier, one of the leading voices advocating for sexual harassment victims in Congress, is not happy that Congress just punted on what was perhaps its best chance of overhauling how harassment complaints are reported and adjudicated in ...
Politics

A Record Number of Native Americans Are Running For Office ...

In 2016, Peggy Flanagan became the first Native American woman to address the Democratic National Convention. This year, she is running for lieutenant governor of Minnesota. (Image: Fibonacci Blue / Flickr / hcn.org) Patricia Roybal Caballero was a freshman lawmaker ...
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The NLRB Just Dealt a Major Blow to the Fight ...

Protesters with NYC Fight for $15 gather in front of a McDonalds to rally on February 13, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) The reported settlement of a landmark case against McDonald’s at the National Labor Relations Board ...
World

At What Point Can We Say Trump Is Sabotaging Russia ...

Mikhail Klimentyev/AFP/Getty Images By staying silent as Russian diplomats were expelled from 24 countries this week, President Trump has undermined the work of both European allies and his own government. Self-help books often instruct their supplicants to consider the people ...
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Trump can be sued for profits at Trump International Hotel ...

A federal judge ruled Wednesday that a lawsuit alleging President Donald Trump is illegally benefiting from profits made at the Trump International Hotel in D.C. can move forward. The decision is a big victory for Washington D.C. and Maryland attorneys ...
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The White House Is Lying About the Census

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaks during the daily press briefing on March 27, 2018.Andrew Harnik/AP Sarah Huckabee Sanders says the citizenship question has been on nearly every census since 1965. It hasn’t been asked since 1950 Defending ...