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Beyoncé Releases Surprise Live Album

The Onion - Thu, 2019-04-18 16:06

Days after the one-year anniversary of her Coachella set, Beyoncé has released Homecoming: The Live Album, an hour-and-a-half document of the critically acclaimed 2018 performance spanning tracks from her career. What do you think?

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Report: You’re Far Too Dumb To Be Reading The Mueller Report Yourself

The Onion - Thu, 2019-04-18 15:17

WASHINGTON—According to a conclusion reached by expert analysis Thursday, you are far too dumb to be reading Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election yourself. “To put it bluntly, you are a moron, and as a moron, you lack the basic reading skills that would make looking at this…

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North Korea Tests Out New Knife In Smaller Escalation Of Threats To U.S.

The Onion - Thu, 2019-04-18 14:23

PYONGYANG—In what appeared to be a more modest escalation of threats against the United States and its allies in the region, North Korea announced Thursday it had tested out a new knife, conducting a series of trial cuts with the weapon that state media described as “a great success.” “The Democratic People’s Republic…

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‘Mayor Pete’ Buttigieg Joins 2020 Race

The Onion - Thu, 2019-04-18 13:24

Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, IN who has experienced a rapid rise in prominence in recent months, announced his official entry to the 2020 race this weekend, portraying himself as a force of generational change despite criticisms of his youth and inexperience. What do you think?

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A Hotly Contested Race for NewsGuild President

Steward's Corner - Thu, 2019-04-18 12:34
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A flagging union has found new hope in a flurry of organizing victories. Now in the union’s presidential election, members are mulling what’s the best way to keep growing—stick with the incumbent, or replace him with a young leader from last year’s biggest organizing drive?

Jon Schleuss, 31-year-old challenger to head the 20,000-member NewsGuild, led the 2018 drive at the Los Angeles Times. The landslide there was a breakthrough for the union, kicking off a banner year of growth.

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A Hotly Contested Race for NewsGuild President

Magazine Stories - Thu, 2019-04-18 12:34
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A flagging union has found new hope in a flurry of organizing victories. Now in the union’s presidential election, members are mulling what’s the best way to keep growing—stick with the incumbent, or replace him with a young leader from last year’s biggest organizing drive?

Jon Schleuss, 31-year-old challenger to head the 20,000-member NewsGuild, led the 2018 drive at the Los Angeles Times. The landslide there was a breakthrough for the union, kicking off a banner year of growth.

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Barr Releases Catatonic Mueller After Removing All Sensitive Material From Special Counsel’s Brain

The Onion - Thu, 2019-04-18 10:50

WASHINGTON—In an attempt to satisfy calls for transparency while also keeping delicate information under wraps, Attorney General William Barr announced Thursday that he had released a catatonic Robert Mueller after excising all sensitive material from the special counsel’s brain. “With the cuts we’ve made to his…

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USA : Teachers, AFL-CIO rally for right to strike in Maine

LabourStart US - Thu, 2019-04-18 09:35
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Volkswagen Abandons Union Neutrality with Anti-UAW Letter

Steward's Corner - Thu, 2019-04-18 09:26

The gloves are off in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Employees showing up to work this morning at the country's sole Volkswagen plant were read a letter from the company's top management expressing their opposition to unionization.

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Volkswagen Abandons Union Neutrality with Anti-UAW Letter

Magazine Stories - Thu, 2019-04-18 09:26

The gloves are off in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Employees showing up to work this morning at the country's sole Volkswagen plant were read a letter from the company's top management expressing their opposition to unionization.

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Report: There An Adult Superstore Off Exit 16

The Onion - Thu, 2019-04-18 08:30

COLUMBIA, SC—Observing that southbound motorists should begin to come across signs just after passing the rest area, sources reported Wednesday that there is an adult superstore off exit 16. “Yeah, so what you do is, you just hang a left at the end of that off-ramp and it’s pretty much across from the McDonald’s and…

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