Friday, June 9, 2023

Tag: public workers

Public workers’ trump card

The larger story is that public workers who lack any formal power to strike – but have the informal power not to work – are becoming a new force in American politics and labor relations.

As Public Pensions Shift to Risky Wall Street, Local Politicians Rake...

A recent political scandal in which investments done in secret are politically connected with Wall Street's firms who are in return earning millions off of taxpayers is getting little coverage. Journalist David Sirota is revealing his findings about these secrets to Democracy Now.

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Clinging bitterly to guns and religion

What will it take to convince Americans to turn their backs on empire and war before it’s too late?

Brazil’s beef industry linked to deforestation in Amazon

800 million trees were cut down in six years due to cattle ranching, which accounts for 80 percent of current deforestation throughout the Amazon.
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‘Enough is enough’: Australian PM throws support behind movement to free Julian Assange

A growing number of politicians are calling on the United States to drop its case against WikiLeaks founder and Australian citizen Julian Assange.

When 3 men richer than 165 million people, Sanders says working class must ‘come...

Big-money special interests "want to divide us up," said the independent senator at a living wage rally in South Carolina, "and we are determined to bring working people together."

AI Genie is out of the bottle—UN should take the challenge to make it...

The global community should be comforted knowing that the leadership of the United Nations already knows well what steps are to be taken at this juncture.