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Worst Ways Boomers Screwed Over Millennials

The Onion - Wed, 2021-11-10 09:00

Not to point fingers, but if you were born between 1946 and 1964, you might have had a hand in ruining the world for every single generation that will ever be born after you. Here are the worst ways that baby boomers screwed over millennials.

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U.S. Lifts Travel Ban For Vaccinated Foreigners

The Onion - Wed, 2021-11-10 09:00

The Biden administration has lifted the pandemic-related travel ban that lasted over 600 days for international visitors from 33 countries, with travelers now required to show proof of vaccination and a recent negative Covid-19 test. What do you think?

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Interview: Why I’m Voting No on the IATSE Hollywood Basic Tentative Agreement

Steward's Corner - Tue, 2021-11-09 22:20
Author(s): Sarah Hughes

Sixty thousand film and television crew members are finally set to vote on tentative agreements announced in mid-October. Emboldened by the high turnout for their strike authorization vote, many members are continuing to speak out about the long hours and dangerous conditions they endure to produce profits for Netflix, Amazon, and Disney.

Interview: Why I’m Voting No on the IATSE Hollywood Basic Tentative Agreement November 09, 2021 / Sarah Hughes
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Interview: Why I’m Voting No on the IATSE Hollywood Basic Tentative Agreement

Magazine Stories - Tue, 2021-11-09 22:20
Author(s): Sarah Hughes

Sixty thousand film and television crew members are finally set to vote on tentative agreements announced in mid-October. Emboldened by the high turnout for their strike authorization vote, many members are continuing to speak out about the long hours and dangerous conditions they endure to produce profits for Netflix, Amazon, and Disney.

Interview: Why I’m Voting No on the IATSE Hollywood Basic Tentative Agreement November 09, 2021 / Sarah Hughes
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Algeria: Release jailed unionist Ramzi Dardar

LabourStart - Tue, 2021-11-09 20:00
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Ted Cruz Criticizes Big Bird Getting Covid Vaccine As ‘Government Propaganda’

The Onion - Tue, 2021-11-09 18:00

Republican Sen. Ted Cruz accused Sesame Street of publishing “government propaganda” after the character Big Bird’s twitter account announced that the anthropomorphic bird had received his Covid-19 vaccination. What do you think?

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Terrifying Excuses Anti-Vaxxers Use To Avoid The Covid-19 Shot

The Onion - Tue, 2021-11-09 15:30

Despite FDA approval and multiple studies proving it provides life-saving immunity, many people across the United States refuse to get the Covid-19 vaccine. Here are the most terrifying excuses anti-vaxxers use to avoid getting immunized.

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NFL Quarterbacks Share The Toughest Part Of Their Job

The Onion - Tue, 2021-11-09 15:20

“Sometimes your voice cracks when you’re about to yell hike and the defense laughs at you, lowering your self-esteem.”

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Why (and How) Michigan Nurses Rebuffed a Raid on Our Union

Steward's Corner - Tue, 2021-11-09 14:42
Blog: Blog

If you thought union raids had gone out of fashion around the time of the jitterbug, think again. Raids are making a comeback, courtesy of the American Federation of Teachers.

Thousands of nurses at the University of Michigan voted in September to defend the Michigan Nurses Association (MNA), their union of 46 years, against a raid. After going public in a surprise public email on Christmas Day 2020, AFT national staff had organized a nine-month campaign to decertify this bargaining unit.

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Why (and How) Michigan Nurses Rebuffed a Raid on Our Union

Magazine Stories - Tue, 2021-11-09 14:42
Blog: Blog

If you thought union raids had gone out of fashion around the time of the jitterbug, think again. Raids are making a comeback, courtesy of the American Federation of Teachers.

Thousands of nurses at the University of Michigan voted in September to defend the Michigan Nurses Association (MNA), their union of 46 years, against a raid. After going public in a surprise public email on Christmas Day 2020, AFT national staff had organized a nine-month campaign to decertify this bargaining unit.

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Dollar Dangling From Fishing Line Sure Does Look Enticing

The Onion - Tue, 2021-11-09 14:30

BRATTLEBORO, VT—Rubbing his hands together in what appeared to be more anticipation than he could contain, local man Dennis Kaili stated Tuesday that the dollar bill currently dangling from a fishing line right there along the path he was walking sure did look enticing. “By gosh, that’s one good-lookin’ buckaroo,…

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Defiant Aaron Rodgers Says He Can’t Get Vaccinated Because He Only 4 Years Old

The Onion - Tue, 2021-11-09 14:15

GREEN BAY, WI—Lashing out at those who had criticized his decision to refuse the Covid-19 shot, a defiant Aaron Rodgers told reporters Tuesday that he can’t get vaccinated because he’s only 4 years old. “I’m not old enough to get the shot yet—maybe in kindergarten though,” said Rodgers, who attributed his unvaccinated…

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Here’s How To Score Your Free Xbox Series X Using Church’s Chicken 5-Piece Tenders Combo Promotion

The Onion - Tue, 2021-11-09 12:20

Microsoft’s latest console might be sold out at most major retailers, but there’s still one place where you can score one of these hot-ticket items before the holiday season. Here’s the scoop on how to score your free Xbox Series X by redeeming the promotional coupon at Church’s Chicken with a five-piece chicken…

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Bounty CEO Rebrands Business As Metaverse Of Napkins

The Onion - Tue, 2021-11-09 12:10

CINCINNATI—In a ground-breaking, hour-long video presentation, Bounty officials revealed Tuesday that they were rebranding their business as the metaverse of napkins. “Today we proudly unveil the napkinverse: an immersive consumer paper product like you’ve seen before,” said CEO Eric McGill, who shared an image of…

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Female California Condors Can Reproduce Without Males

The Onion - Tue, 2021-11-09 09:00

A new study suggests that female California condors can reproduce without a male after two chicks hatched from unfertilized eggs, a process called parthenogenesis, which is already known to be possible in bees and sharks. What do you think?

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Josh Hawley Slams Video Games As Threat To American Masculinity After Bullshit Sniper Ends His ‘Battlefield’ Killstreak

The Onion - Mon, 2021-11-08 16:55

ORLANDO—Attacking the “idleness,” that leads men to just hide up in an attic on the Provence map, Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley slammed video games Monday as a threat to masculinity after a “bullshit sniper,” ended his killstreak in Battlefield V. “It’s painful for American men to know that you can be right about to score…

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Ithaca To Be First US City To Decarbonize All Buildings

The Onion - Mon, 2021-11-08 16:23

Ithaca, NY has voted to fully decarbonize all of its 6,000 buildings, which account for 40% of its greenhouse gas emissions, in the first phase of a novel 100% carbon-free city climate policy that is to be completed by 2030. What do you think?

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Movie Studio Vastly Overestimating How Secretive They Need To Be About ‘Transformers 7’ Script

The Onion - Mon, 2021-11-08 13:50

LOS ANGELES—Needlessly implementing strict confidentiality measures, Paramount Pictures was vastly overestimating how secretive they needed to be about the script for Transformers: Rise Of The Beasts, the upcoming seventh installment in the film series, sources confirmed Monday. In order to ensure the movie’s plot was…

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