Friday, January 27, 2023

Tag: University of California

University of California workers lead largest academic strike in US history

Academic workers at the University of California system are on strike for better working conditions — with other universities joining.

48,000 unionized University of California academic workers launch ‘historic’ strike

"We're fighting so those of us who do the majority of teaching and research do not have to live with severe rent burdens and debt, while highly paid administrators live in publicly funded mansions," explained one strike leader.

University of California next in line to dump Wells Fargo contracts

The UC system is severing $475 million in contracts with Wells Fargo over, among other things, the bank’s ties to private prison corporations.

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What can the United States bring to the peace table for Ukraine?

The United States bears its share of responsibility for this crisis that is destroying Ukraine and placing the world in "unprecedented danger," as the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' new Doomsday Clock statement calls it.

Today’s jaw-dropping quandary: High awareness yet low clout to fix badly-broken systems

The more that reason serves as bedrock,/ The more we’re vexed by lethal gridlock. 

Biden 2024 decision pits the party’s elites against most Democrats

Biden’s decision on whether to run again should be seen as much more than just a matter of personal prerogative.

Who will speak up for my child, the drag queen?

I will be equally proud of my country when enough of us stand up strongly for the right to, and value of, gender fluidity.

Simply PFAS: Lawsuit claims ‘all natural’ orange juice brand contains toxic forever chemicals

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances are a growing concern because of the many health impacts associated with exposure and their tendency to persist in the human body for months to years and in the environment for thousands of years.