Fri, 24/02/2023 - 22:01

By Jenny Brown / Labor Notes French workers have shut the country down with general strikes three times in the last month to defend their time. They’re protesting a proposal to raise the retirement age from 62 to 64. It’s enough to make you cry. Here, the Social Security retirement age was ratcheted up to […]

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Thu, 23/02/2023 - 04:11

By Blake Fleetwood / Original to ScheerPost The U.S. suffered worldwide embarrassment in the last two weeks while the American media and  Republican and Democratic politicians hyperventilated over four UFO balloons that turned out to be harmless. At first the military wanted to keep everything about the Chinese balloon flight completely secret, but they were […]

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Tue, 24/01/2023 - 21:59

By Patrick Lawrence / Original to ScheerPost Somewhere between the first and second times I heard someone say “weaponize,” this term and its derivatives—“weaponizing,” “weaponization,” and so on—began to repel me. It was the crudity of it, or the way it served as an accusatory dismissal, like “conspiracy theory.” Assert that someone has weaponized a […]

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