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Kazakhstan: 'Lessons of Kazakhstan': the FNPR assessed the events

LabourStart - Sat, 2022-01-15 20:00
LabourStart headline - Source: Central Asia Labour Rights Monitoring Mission

Global: RadioLabour World Report - Internationl labour's demands for 2022

LabourStart - Fri, 2022-01-14 20:00
LabourStart headline - Source: RadioLabour

Queen Strips Prince Andrew Of Royal And Military Titles Amid Sexual Assault Lawsuit

The Onion - Fri, 2022-01-14 15:09

Buckingham Palace announced that Prince Andrew has been stripped of his military titles and charities, a day after a judge ruled a sexual abuse civil lawsuit against the Queen’s son could proceed. What do you think?

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PGA Golfer Hoping To Hit The Office If Round Finishes Early

The Onion - Fri, 2022-01-14 14:40

HONOLULU—Wiping the sweat from his head as he studied a baffling putt angle on the eighth green, PGA golfer Grant Fahey told reporters Friday that he was hoping to hit the office later if his round finished early. “It’s been a long week out on the links, but it’s all worth it to know that I can take off this hat and…

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The Onion’s Guide To Web3

The Onion - Fri, 2022-01-14 13:50

Web3 is being called the future of the internet. But what is Web3, exactly? The Onion explains.

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Wayfair Shopper Who Didn’t Read Dimensions Would Never Have Bought Sofa If She Knew It Was 300 Feet Tall

The Onion - Fri, 2022-01-14 12:00

OLATHE, KS—Kicking herself for failing to read the product’s dimensions, local woman Annalisa Farrell told reporters Friday that she never would have bought her new Wayfair sofa had she known it was 300 feet tall. “Goddamnit, this is all my fault,” said Farrell, who threw up her arms in exasperation and groaned as she…

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Lies Men Will Tell To Get You To Sleep With Them

The Onion - Fri, 2022-01-14 11:45

Unfortunately, men are pigs who will say just about anything to trick you into sleeping with them. Here are lies you should definitely watch out for before going home with some random guy at a bar.

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‘I Don’t Love You Anymore And I’m Taking The Kids’ Talk Goes Surprisingly Well

The Onion - Fri, 2022-01-14 11:11

AKRON, OH—Relieved by his measured and accepting reaction, local woman Megan Sjogren told reporters Friday that the “I don’t love you anymore and I’m taking the kids” talk she had with her husband went surprisingly well. “I was so nervous to look him in the eye and tell him, ‘I don’t love you anymore, and I haven’t…

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Hospital Unveils New Delivery Taprooms For Bonding With Newborn Over Couple Beers

The Onion - Fri, 2022-01-14 11:10

DENVER—Calling the first 48 hours of a child’s life a critical period of parental development, the University of Colorado Hospital Birth Center announced the opening Thursday of its first delivery taprooms, in which parents can spend time bonding with newborns over a couple of beers. “Research shows that sitting down…

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‘Hero Rat’ Who Detected Landmines In Cambodia Dies In Retirement

The Onion - Fri, 2022-01-14 09:00

Magawa, an African giant pouched rat in Cambodia who received a prestigious award for his life-saving duty finding dozens of landmines left over from a civil war 30 years ago, has died in retirement at 8 years old. What do you think?

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Insurance To Cover Costs Of At-Home Covid Tests Starting Saturday

The Onion - Thu, 2022-01-13 17:15

The Department of Health and Human Services has announced that health insurers will be required to cover costs for over-the-counter, at-home Covid tests starting this Saturday, with each individual able to access eight tests a month for free. What do you think?

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As Omicron Rages, Teachers and Students Fight for Safety Measures in Chicago and Elsewhere

Steward's Corner - Thu, 2022-01-13 16:54
Author(s): Barbara Madeloni

Chicago Teachers Union members voted by 77 percent on January 4 to go fully remote until effective Covid mitigations to protect educators and students were approved by members and enacted, or until the current Covid surge subsided.

Within a week they had a tentative agreement on mitigation measures. Members ratified it January 12 by 56 percent and returned to in-person teaching.

As Omicron Rages, Teachers and Students Fight for Safety Measures in Chicago and Elsewhere January 13, 2022 / Barbara Madeloni
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As Omicron Rages, Teachers and Students Fight for Safety Measures in Chicago and Elsewhere

Magazine Stories - Thu, 2022-01-13 16:54
Author(s): Barbara Madeloni

Chicago Teachers Union members voted by 77 percent on January 4 to go fully remote until effective Covid mitigations to protect educators and students were approved by members and enacted, or until the current Covid surge subsided.

Within a week they had a tentative agreement on mitigation measures. Members ratified it January 12 by 56 percent and returned to in-person teaching.

As Omicron Rages, Teachers and Students Fight for Safety Measures in Chicago and Elsewhere January 13, 2022 / Barbara Madeloni
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LAPD Cautions Residents To Look Out For Dozens Of Bullets Officers Sent Ricocheting Around City

The Onion - Thu, 2022-01-13 16:50

LOS ANGELES—Warning Angelenos to hit the deck, now, the Los Angeles Police Department asked residents Thursday to be on the lookout for dozens of bullets that its officers had sent ricocheting around the city. “Due to credible reports that numerous rounds of ammunition from our service weapons are now ping-ponging…

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LA Fitness Mandates All Members Entering Gyms Must Be Fully Vaccinated Or Tougher And Faster Than Guy Checking Cards

The Onion - Thu, 2022-01-13 15:45

IRVINE, CA—Announcing a new policy with strict guidelines, LA Fitness unveiled a mandate Thursday that all members entering its gyms must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 or tougher and faster than the guy checking cards. “Either you must show proof of your vaccination against the coronavirus or be able to plow…

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CDC Announces Plan To Send Every U.S. Household Pamphlet On Probabilistic Thinking

The Onion - Thu, 2022-01-13 15:40

ATLANTA—Stressing that the effort represented the best chance of ensuring American make responsible choices around the pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday that it planned to send every U.S. household a pamphlet on probabilistic thinking and decision-making. “What we’re…

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Eric Adams Appoints Deputy Patsy For All Future Corruption Probes

The Onion - Thu, 2022-01-13 14:50

NEW YORK—Newly elected New York City mayor Eric Adams continued to fill integral positions in his administration Thursday when he reportedly appointed a deputy patsy for all future corruption probes. “I’ve known Wendell Baez for years, he has a great track record of taking the fall for elected officials through all…

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The Onion’s 1-Second Workout

The Onion - Thu, 2022-01-13 14:32

Committing to a regular exercise regimen can be challenging, but even just a short burst of physical activity can help keep you healthy and fit. Follow The Onion’s 1-second workout to keep your body in peak physical condition.

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