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USA: Trump makes it easier to fire federal workers

LabourStart - Fri, 2018-05-25 20:00
LabourStart headline - Source: NYTimes

USA : Unions Are Not a Special Interest Group

LabourStart US - Fri, 2018-05-25 19:06
Source: Daily Intelligencer

USA : When the Mailmen Rebelled

LabourStart US - Fri, 2018-05-25 18:55
Source: Jacobin

Yankees Fans Pack Stadium For Asshole Heritage Night

The Onion - Fri, 2018-05-25 18:50

NEW YORK—Selling out the entire venue and filling the standing room to capacity, thousands of fans flocked to Yankee Stadium Friday to proudly celebrate asshole heritage night. “Today, we honor the contributions and history of the many jackasses who have played for the New York Yankees as well as the pricks who…

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Hollywood Producer Can’t Help But Think About How Much Money He Could Make Off Movie About Harvey Weinstein Scandal

The Onion - Fri, 2018-05-25 14:41

LOS ANGELES—Noting the interest generated by the extensive television coverage of Harvey Weinstein’s arraignment on sexual assault charges, Hollywood producer Jeff Moss admitted Friday that he can’t stop thinking about the giant pile of money he could make off a movie about the unfolding scandal. “What Harvey did to…

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Trump Cancels Meeting With North Korea

The Onion - Fri, 2018-05-25 14:34

President Trump pulled out of a planned June meeting with North Korea in a letter citing “hostility” displayed in a recent statement, apparently alluding to a North Korean official mocking Vice President Mike Pence. What do you think? 

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Flight Attendant Licks Her Lips As Traveler Approaches Gate With Large Suitcase

The Onion - Fri, 2018-05-25 14:25

BOSTON—Positively salivating at the unsuspecting customer moving in her direction, flight attendant Melissa Holmes reportedly licked her lips Friday as a traveler approached the gate with a large suitcase. “Yeah, that’s right—take that overpacked Samsonite and come to Mama,” said Holmes, rubbing her hands together…

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Report: No Way College Japan Society Can Match Lofty Promises Made By Poster Hanging In Library 

The Onion - Fri, 2018-05-25 12:35

ALLENTOWN, PA—Purporting to read right through the grandstanding handbill, sources confirmed Friday that there could be absolutely no way Muhlenberg College’s Japan Society could fulfill the lofty promises made by their poster on the Trexler Memorial Library’s bulletin board. “Do these bullshitters really expect me to…

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North Carolina Teachers Shut Schools and Flood the Capital for a Day

Steward's Corner - Fri, 2018-05-25 11:54
North Carolina Teachers Shut Schools and Flood the Capital for a Day May 25, 2018 / Michelle Gunderson<? if(isset($entity->premium) and $entity->premium == 1) { echo "Print Only"; } ?>

Thirty thousand educators and supporters descended on Raleigh, North Carolina, on May 16 for a protest that was unprecedented in its size and breadth.

Every year around this time, the union sponsors a lobby day. In the past teachers would take a personal day, come to the capitol, and make an appointment with their legislators. The North Carolina Association of Educators would give members a packet with talking points on pre-determined priorities.

Categories: Labor Notes

North Carolina Teachers Shut Schools and Flood the Capital for a Day

Magazine Stories - Fri, 2018-05-25 11:54
North Carolina Teachers Shut Schools and Flood the Capital for a Day May 25, 2018 / Michelle Gunderson<? if(isset($entity->premium) and $entity->premium == 1) { echo "Print Only"; } ?>

Thirty thousand educators and supporters descended on Raleigh, North Carolina, on May 16 for a protest that was unprecedented in its size and breadth.

Every year around this time, the union sponsors a lobby day. In the past teachers would take a personal day, come to the capitol, and make an appointment with their legislators. The North Carolina Association of Educators would give members a packet with talking points on pre-determined priorities.

Categories: Labor Notes

Heartbreaking: This Guy’s Uncle Is Racist But Not Quite Racist Enough For Him To Get Any Viral Content Out Of It

The Onion - Fri, 2018-05-25 11:20

Fellow liberal activists, get ready to feel for this guy, because he’s living out any #Resistance member’s absolute nightmare: His uncle is racist, but not quite racist enough for him to get any viral content out of it.

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