Monday, August 26, 2019

New York City councilman proposes bill to help employees disconnect from work emails after-hours

The right to unplug would help employees draw clear lines and set boundaries in their personal lives.

The cleaning lady

She works hard for her money, as the song relates. She's the cleaning lady, the one who gets on her knees and...

By forgiving warrants and fines, communities give people a fresh start

“The intersection of criminal justice and employment became very real in that moment – criminal justice being a barrier to employment.”

Pundits Across Political Spectrum Blast Trump For Declining To Disavow Support From KKK

Media are lambasting Trump for not unequivocally distancing himself from the support of white supremacists, saying his failure to do so "is disqualifying,"

Pledge to help foster a new generation of political candidates, activists and leaders

Take the pledge and show your support for the need for change in our politicians. 

Learning from Gandhi

Gandhi was assassinated on 30 January 1948. But his legacy lives on. You can learn from it too, if you wish.

The most dangerous decade: 2018-2028

Without great restraint, diplomacy, wisdom and compromises, we will be sleepwalking into a nuclear disaster in the next decade.
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Noam Chomsky: We must confront the ‘ultranationalist, reactionary’ movements growing across globe

Noam Chomsky looked back at the rise of fascism in the 20th century and the growing ultranationalist movements of today, from Brazil and the United States to Israel and Saudi Arabia.

Poem: ICE storm in the desert

ICE weighing down the roof of the houseICE playing games of cat and mouseA little mouse, a baby in factThey put in...

A tale of American hubris

Or five lessons in the history of American defeat.