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Turkey: Turkey remains among 10 worst countries for working people

LabourStart - Tue, 2022-06-28 20:00
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Ghislaine Maxwell Receives Lighter Sentence For Years Of Dedicated Work With Children

The Onion - Tue, 2022-06-28 16:02

NEW YORK—Sentenced to 20 years in prison, Ghislaine Maxwell reportedly received a lighter penalty Tuesday for her years of dedicated work with children. “Ms. Maxwell had very deep, personal ties with local children and shepherded them through a confusing system with a commitment few other mentors would,” said Judge…

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Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong To Renounce U.S. Citizenship Over Roe v. Wade Ruling

The Onion - Tue, 2022-06-28 15:24

Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong told a London concert audience that he will renounce his U.S. citizenship following the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, and relocate to the U.K. What do you think?

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Supreme Court Ruling Allows Public School Teachers To Lead Students In Crusades

The Onion - Tue, 2022-06-28 14:50

WASHINGTON—In a controversial 6-3 decision regarding religious freedom, the Supreme Court ruled Monday that public school teachers were allowed to lead students on Crusades to win back the Holy Land for Christians. “Because the First Amendment guarantees the free exercise of religion, all school employees have the…

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Viewpoint: Two Contrasting Visions of the Labor Movement Were on Display in June

Steward's Corner - Tue, 2022-06-28 11:58

The rare planetary alignment in mid-June was accompanied by the equally rare alignment of the AFL-CIO convention and the Labor Notes conference. It’s not often there is the opportunity for such direct comparison of the top leadership and activist base of the labor movement.

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Viewpoint: Two Contrasting Visions of the Labor Movement Were on Display in June

Magazine Stories - Tue, 2022-06-28 11:58

The rare planetary alignment in mid-June was accompanied by the equally rare alignment of the AFL-CIO convention and the Labor Notes conference. It’s not often there is the opportunity for such direct comparison of the top leadership and activist base of the labor movement.

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Americans React To Roe V. Wade Being Overturned

The Onion - Tue, 2022-06-28 08:06

On June 24, 2022, the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, ending the constitutional right to abortion in the United States. The Onion asked Americans how they felt about the decision, and this is what they said.

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Losing Custody Of Kids Only Makes Single Dad More Appealing

The Onion - Tue, 2022-06-28 07:59

COLUMBUS, OH—Calling the man she had been casually dating for the past few weeks “an unbelievable catch,” local 29-year-old Colleen Ridgley told reporters Tuesday that learning single dad Drew Abrams had lost custody of his kids only made him that much more appealing. “Wow, just when I thought Drew couldn’t get any…

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Man Hopes Nicely Dug Grave Will Get Him Back In Captors’ Good Graces

The Onion - Tue, 2022-06-28 07:58

TEMPE, AZ—Vowing to go above and beyond to impress his abductors, local man Nate Hahn expressed hope Tuesday that a nicely dug grave would get him back in his captors’ good graces. “I know we kind of started off on the wrong foot, but if I can just get this burial plot absolutely perfect, I’m sure I can win my…

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Study Finds Majority Of Florida Students Can’t Pass Basic Test Of Racial Purity

The Onion - Tue, 2022-06-28 07:57

TALLAHASSEE, FL—In a development state officials attributed to a record-low percentage of students being born into two-white-parent households, a study released Tuesday found that a majority of Florida schoolchildren were unable to pass even a rudimentary test of racial purity. “It’s no secret that racial purity…

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Period Drama

The Onion - Tue, 2022-06-28 07:54
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Friends Always Trying To Set Up Single Woman With New Puzzle

The Onion - Tue, 2022-06-28 06:05

LOS ANGELES—Saying they just wanted to see her happy, sources confirmed Monday that friends of local single woman Meredith Singer were always trying to set her up with a new puzzle. “Okay, don’t be mad, but we think we found the perfect one for you this time,” longtime friend Rebecca Bates told the unattached…

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Senators Say Trump Supreme Court Nominees Misled Them

The Onion - Tue, 2022-06-28 05:30

Sens. Susan Collins (R-ME) and Joe Manchin (D-WV) told reporters they were misled by Supreme Court justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh, who both testified under oath that Roe v. Wade was settled legal precedent. What do you think?

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Bipartisan Gun Control Bill Signed Into Law

The Onion - Mon, 2022-06-27 14:18

President Joe Biden has signed into law the most significant gun control bill in three decades, a law that enhances background checks for 18- to 21-year-olds, closes the “boyfriend loophole,” and provides billions of dollars for mental health services and crisis intervention programs. What do you think?

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Dog Fact: Did You Know?

The Onion - Mon, 2022-06-27 14:16
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Therapist Not That Invested In Patient But Likes Having Her On In Background

The Onion - Mon, 2022-06-27 12:12

CHICAGO—Calling the short, 30-minute appointment windows the “perfect white noise” to zone out to, local therapist Thea Tucker confirmed Monday that she wasn’t really invested in her patient but liked having her on in the background. “Don’t get me wrong, she’s a totally fine client and all, but there’s something about…

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