Tag:Labor

A Man Is Only Good As His Word

I have been pro union my whole life. My father was a union lifetime member. My 89 year old mother still gets survivors benefits...

One in five child care workers has lost their job during the pandemic

One of the industries hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic is also one of the industries on which others rest, often invisibly. Without child...

Senate Republicans give struggling Americans the finger

It cannot be emphasized enough that on August 13, nearly three entire months after the House of Representatives passed a major coronavirus stimulus package,...

Labor and Environmental Groups File Legal Petition Demanding Trump Solve ‘Unconscionable’ Shortage of PPE for Essential Workers

A coalition of labor and environmental justice groups joined forces Tuesday on behalf of millions of essential workers who face shortages of personal protective...

Deregulation’s Deadly Consequences: Report Details How Trump’s Assault on Government Exacerbated Pandemic

President Donald Trump's ongoing efforts to roll back regulations designed to protect the environment, workers, and public health likely played a significant role in...

‘Should Be Bigger News’: Analysis Finds Nearly One Third of Owed Unemployment Benefits Have Not Been Paid

A Bloomberg analysis released Tuesday estimates that nearly a third of the unemployment benefits owed to jobless Americans have not yet been paid out,...

Nearly 60% of Americans Support Extending Boosted Unemployment Benefits as Trump and McConnell Say Let Them Expire

President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell both said late last month that they support allowing the temporary $600-per-week increase in unemployment...

Republicans hate this part of COVID-19 relief because it works

The extra $600 a week in unemployment benefits expires at the end of July—and as June begins, many workers haven’t even started getting it...

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Heat dome coming: Cool your home without relying on air conditioning-Passive Cooling saves power/C02

How to cool your home without relying on air conditioning: In a summer of deadly heat, passive cooling can keep...
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Headed to Hell in a Handbasket and Other Solutions to Living in a MAGA Polluted US

     I naively accepted all the myths of American equality and opportunity until my 34th birthday , one year...

Power Outage in Michigan ☼ 2 Polls, Bill's + A Question from Pressley ☼

G’Day Gnusies! Welcome to the Sunday GNR, hosted today by relief gnus from the GNR stable of writers! 2thanks lost his power...

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The exploiting of and problems with the 1st amendment

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