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USA : State of the Unions Podcast

LabourStart US - Wed, 2019-04-17 21:00
Source: AFL-CIO

USA : State of the Unions Podcast

LabourStart US - Wed, 2019-04-17 21:00
Source: AFL-CIO

USA : Rutgers Faculty and Grads Win Historic Contract!

LabourStart US - Wed, 2019-04-17 20:58
Source: Equity Security

UK: Sex Work Is Work—And Its Laborers Are Officially Unionizing

LabourStart - Wed, 2019-04-17 20:00
LabourStart headline - Source: Broadly

Sony Reveals First PlayStation 5 Details

The Onion - Wed, 2019-04-17 17:30

In a recent Wired article, Sony representatives revealed their next console will feature split-second loading times, backwards compatibility, and processing power enhanced by “ray tracing,” a technique that realistically models how light travels. What do you think?

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Steve Kerr Reminds Warriors To Seem Sad DeMarcus Cousins Injured

The Onion - Wed, 2019-04-17 16:47

LOS ANGELES—Chastising players for not sticking to their frowns during press conferences, head coach Steve Kerr reminded the Warriors Wednesday to seem sad about center DeMarcus Cousins’ season-ending quad injury. “Remember, guys, nobody likes to be excluded. It might be nice to have a little more spacing on the…

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Beyond Meat Researchers Announce Creation Of Fully Conscious, Plant-Based Veal Calf

The Onion - Wed, 2019-04-17 15:58

EL SEGUNDO, CA—As part of the company’s ongoing effort to provide consumers with meat substitutes indistinguishable from the real thing, officials at Beyond Meat announced Wednesday they had created a fully conscious, completely plant-based veal calf. “We’re proud to offer our customers a veal replacement made from…

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Pete Buttigieg Stuns Campaign Crowd By Speaking To Manufacturing Robots In Fluent Binary

The Onion - Wed, 2019-04-17 14:14

DES MOINES, IA—Revealing that he taught himself the language after developing an interest in computer science and artificial intelligence, Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg stunned a campaign crowd Wednesday by speaking to manufacturing robots in fluent binary. “01001001 00100111 01101101 00100000…

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The Onion - Wed, 2019-04-17 14:10
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Investigators Trace Cause Of Notre Dame Fire To Cathedral’s Outdated 12th-Century Electrical System

The Onion - Wed, 2019-04-17 14:07

PARIS—Saying the devastation could perhaps have been avoided with some routine upgrades to modern 200-amp service, investigators announced Wednesday they have traced the cause of the Notre Dame fire to the cathedral’s archaic electrical system, which dates back to the 12th century. “In our examination of the wreckage,…

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Sony Scores Big Win For PlayStation 5 After Poaching Yoshi From Nintendo With 10-Year $400 Million Contract

The Onion - Wed, 2019-04-17 13:44

NEW YORK—Adding the big-name dinosaur to an already stacked lineup featuring stars like Nathan Drake and Ratchet, Sony scored a big win for the upcoming PlayStation 5 Wednesday by poaching Yoshi away from Nintendo with a record-breaking 10-year, $400-million contract. “This is a huge day for Sony. Yoshi is one of the…

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‘Game Of Thrones’ Season 8 Premieres

The Onion - Wed, 2019-04-17 12:36

This Sunday, viewers flocked to the blockbuster season premiere of Game Of Thrones to see the fates of their favorite characters and who will finally take the Iron Throne. What do you think?

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Cinnabon Defends $800 Million Contract To Manufacture Pastries For Saudi Arabia

The Onion - Wed, 2019-04-17 11:26

ATLANTA—Responding to overwhelmingly harsh criticism of their decision to sign a contract worth close to a billion dollars with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, representatives of the Cinnabon corporation spoke out Wednesday to defend the practice of supplying the totalitarian monarchy with their iconic sweet and…

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Game Boy Turns 30

The Onion - Wed, 2019-04-17 11:18

Originally released in Japan on April 21, 1989, Nintendo’s Game Boy console has fueled development in handheld gaming throughout its many editions. The Onion looks back at big moments in the history of Game Boy on its 30-year anniversary.

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Paul Manafort Starts New Job Lobbying Prison Guards On Behalf Of Aryan Brotherhood

The Onion - Wed, 2019-04-17 11:14

HOPEWELL, VA—Promising that both parties would reap substantial benefits by striking a deal, former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort started his new job Wednesday lobbying federal prison guards on behalf of the Aryan Brotherhood. “Believe me, if you sign this retainer agreement, I can make all of your problems…

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Soaring Gas Prices Forcing More Americans To Drink Less Gas

The Onion - Tue, 2019-04-16 17:16

SILVER SPRING, MD—Revealing that the nationwide trend has shown no signs of stopping, the Food and Drug Administration confirmed Tuesday that soaring gas prices were steadily forcing more and more Americans to decrease their daily gas intake. “Sadly, what used to be an inexpensive alternative to juice and soda is…

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Tips For Playing ‘Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice’

The Onion - Tue, 2019-04-16 16:25

Released late last month to critical acclaim, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice has challegened new and hardcore players alike with its punishing difficulty. Here are The Onion’s tips for surviving in the action-adventure game.

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