Sunday, February 5, 2023

Tag: Austria

72-Year-Old Fringe Left Candidate Wins Presidency in Austrian Run-Off Election —...

Austrians just elected a crusty 72-year-old leftist as their country's president in a surprise result that saw both their major mainstream party's candidates crushed. Could a crusty 74-year-old leftist named Bernie Sanders pull off the same feat here in the US, running as a Green candidate if Hillary Clinton gets the Democratic nomination?

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How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

‘Death sentence for women and families’: US court blocks domestic violence gun ban

The court ruled that the law prohibiting people with domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns "fails to pass constitutional muster," and that the ban is an outlier "that our ancestors never would have accepted."

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes to veterans in...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.