Thursday, December 7, 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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Nuclear power pushing at the UN’s COP28 Climate Change Conference

In the way of a vested interest, nuclear interests, corporate and governmental, moved in on COP28.

Gaza’s unthinkable tragedy: Newborns abandoned, 90 percent casualties civilians

Decomposing newborns and civilian deaths raise questions about U.S. policy on Gaza.

GOP bill threatens taxpayers with cleanup costs for abandoned oil wells

Republicans advance legislation that could leave taxpayers footing the bill for Big Oil's mess.

Sanders challenges US aid to Israel, citing Gaza conflict and domestic needs

Senator Bernie Sanders stands against the $10 billion military aid to Israel's Netanyahu government amidst Gaza's humanitarian crisis, urging focus on U.S. domestic challenges.
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‘Catastrophic’: Gaza aid worker on ‘horror’ of forced relocations amid Israel’s war on Southern...

“The amount of aid that’s coming to Gaza is literally not tangible.”