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Majority of Americans say teachers are underpaid and would support teacher strikes, poll finds

A strong majority of Americans say teachers are underpaid—and even more support their right to strike for higher pay. Those results come from the annual PDK poll of the public’s attitudes toward ...

The rate of older Americans filing for bankruptcy is rising steeply

Republicans continue to make America great again, if "make America great again" means driving older Americans into bankruptcy .The rate of people 65 and older filing for bankruptcy is three times ...

Transit union forces D.C. officials to scrap special treatment for white nationalists

Late last week, the Washington, D.C. transit authority floated the idea of providing reserved train cars for white supremacists on their way to what's intended to be Charlottesville 2.0—the new “Unite the Right.” Officials were quoted saying it was to...

This week in the war on workers: CEOs clock in at 361 times the pay of the average worker

The AFL-CIO is out with its Executive Paywatch , which finds that “ In 2017, CEOs of S&P 500 Index companies received, on average, $13.94 million in total compensation.” By contrast, “...

This week in the war on workers: 5,190 deaths on the job in 2016, but that’s not enough for Trump

More than 5,000 workers were killed on the job in 2016 and nearly 3.7 million injuries on the job were reported (millions more went unreported), the AFL-CIO’s annual  Death on the Job  report ...

Government workers are falling out of the middle class; is that really what America wants?

The New York Times :For generations of Americans, working for a state or local government — as a teacher, firefighter, bus driver or nurse — provided a comfortable nook in the middle class. No ...

‘I believed him’: Former Carrier workers on Trump’s betrayal

Donald Trump made big campaign promises about keeping Carrier from closing an Indianapolis plant and sending the jobs to Mexico. He made those promises to the country—promises to workers ...

Trump Labor Department hid data showing its tip-stealing proposal would be bad for workers

Donald Trump’s Labor Department hid evidence that a proposed rule allowing employers to steal their workers’ tips would mean bosses keeping workers’ money. From the moment the Labor Department ...

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House Select January 6th Committee Hearings

EDIT: Tuesday, Jul 27, 2021 · 5:02:04 PM +00:00 · Toro Blanco And with that, the hearing is adjourned for...
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W E L C O M E TO THE SHADE YOU WILL FIND in the DIARIES a LOT of POLITICS AND EVEN...

McCarthy "privileged resolution" to re-seat Jordan and others on Jan 6 committee goes down in flames

GOP House leader McCarthy pulled a last minute stunt by offering a privileged resolution that condemned Speaker Pelosi and demanded...

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