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Corporate America’s equal-rights farce: The truth behind its Indiana opposition

<b>Mike Pence (Reuters/Jonathan Ernst)</b><p>The same companies decrying RFRA have sent millions in donations to politicians who support LGBT discrimination<p>David Sirota<p>April 11, 2015 5:00pm (UTC)<p>Last week, corporate America appeared to take a rare stand on principle. After Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R) signed …

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Unions fight to preserve Obama’s immigration actions, their members

Two of the country’s most powerful and politically influential labor unions are backing President Obama in the recent court challenge to his 2014 executive action on illegal immigration, saying they support the president’s effort because "undocumented workers" need more workplace protection and …

Even the rich think the middle class is getting screwed

Does labor have the oomph to stop Obama's trade agenda?

The AFL-CIO’s bold announcement last week that it would withhold contributions to congressional Democrats in advance of votes on fast-track trade promotion authority thrilled labor supporters and annoyed many Democrats.<p>But it remains to be seen whether the move will impede the Obama …

Belief in the Middle Class Unshaken by Economic Shifts

Neither the Great Recession, nor the sluggish recovery, nor a widening wealth gap has shaken many Americans’ belief that they are solidly middle class, a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll shows.<p>Despite a rapidly shifting economy that’s largely hollowed out middle-class jobs and deepened …

A Tale of Two States

It's a tale of two states.<p>They sit side by side, each taking in the views of Lake Superior. Their economies both grew from foundations in manufacturing, farming and mining, and they each boast a strong history of organized labor. And in 2010, still reeling from the recession, they elected new …

Tom Cotton’s unpatriotic forefathers: Treasonous Iran letter not the first time GOP has crossed the line

<b>(AP/Carolyn Kaster)</b><p>The ideology of movement conservatives is not simply partisanship. It is an attack on American democracy itself<p>Heather Cox Richardson<p>March 15, 2015 11:00am (UTC)<p>The Republican senators who warned Iranian officials that any agreement they made with President Obama would not …

Lawyers say Canadian-born Cruz eligible to run for president

While questions about Canadian-born Sen. Ted Cruz’s eligibility to be president haven’t drawn much attention, two former Justice Department lawyers have weighed in with a bipartisan verdict: Cruz, they say, is eligible to run for the White House.<p>Neal Katyal, acting solicitor general in the Obama …

Bush tells New Hampshire he won't change views to win votes

HUDSON, N.H. (AP) — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush told skeptical voters Friday that he would not soften his views on immigration or education to win …

Evolution of childbirth: Wider hips don't make locomotion easier, so why is labor so hard?

A new study found no connection between hip width and efficient locomotion, and suggests that scientists have long approached the problem in the …

Who’s Afraid of the Israel Lobby?

Congress is the last place to look for “the brightest and the best” or the most knowledgeable. Still, most Senators and Representatives are at least …

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Latest news<p>Diversity and inclusion<p>One in five LGBT people still aren’t ‘out’ at work, according to national survey<p>4 Jul 2018 Maggie Baska<p>Many …

Covert police unit spied on trade union members, whistleblower reveals

Undercover police and policing,Police,UK news,Peter Francis,Surveillance,Protest,UK civil liberties,Law,Firefighters,Students,Education,Theresa May,Trade unions,Teaching,Crime,John McDonnell<p>Peter Francis, former member of an undercover Scotland Yard unit, discloses that he spied on members of five …

Four days before elections | Polls: Labor Gaining, But Many Prefer Netanyahu

Labor is still gaining over Likud, according to the latest pre-elections polls.<p>Four days before the vote, Labor has 25 seats, according to the Panels …

NYC Judge Rejects Teachers Union Bid to ‘Close the Courthouse Door’ on Students

A judge decided on Thursday that New York City's Department of Education and teacher's union must face a lawsuit filed by Campbell Brown that …

The Real Reason Walmart U-Turned on Wages | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>Originally published by Who What Why</i><p>Image: Walmart workers picket for higher pay.<p>Retail powerhouse Walmart prides itself on providing customers with …

NYU graduate students’ win a historic victory for social justice unionism

NYU graduate students rally for a fair contract on November 21, 2014. (Facebook / NYU AWDU)<p>In the early hours of Tuesday morning, the Graduate …