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Could Religious Exemptions Trump a COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate? Well, That Depends

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 01/09/2020 - 11:55pm in

How far could US authorities readily go in implemeting a vaccine requirement?

Teachers Strike Authorization Vote Looms as Union and City Launch Last-Ditch Safety Talks

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 01/09/2020 - 7:55pm in

Teachers are going down to the wire with a strike threat in New York City over their assessment that planned Covid protections are inadequate.

Something else we seem to be world beating at..

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 31/08/2020 - 5:00pm in

Or at least beating the rest of Europe at… According to the 2020 release of the annual Good Childhood Report from the Children’s Society, children in Romania enjoyed the highest levels of life satisfaction, with 85% feeling positive, Finland was next with 84% and Spain and France were respectively 82% and 80% . The UK... Read more

More Giveaways to Capitalist Finance? It’s High Time To Change the Objective

Jan Kregel explains the fundamental problem with the economic system is its focus on providing finance to investors.

Delayed Second Stimulus Already Leading to Cuts in Grocery Store Spending

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 28/08/2020 - 8:54pm in

Hunger is on the rise. Grocery store operators see weaker spending now that the $600/week unemployment supplements are gone.

Tom Ferguson: Biden Blurring Almost Everything

Political scientist Tom Ferguson juxtaposes the factions around Biden with how Roosevelt eventually stared down banks and corporatists in the second phase of the New Deal

You Know In Your Heart That the Day of Real Resistance Is Coming

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 28/08/2020 - 3:50pm in

First demonstrations across the US, now a guillotine in front of Jeff Bezos' house. Is this more #Resistance or a system-breaking resistance?

‘Threadbare’ US System Denounced as Study Shows 12 Million Lost Employer-Tied Health Care During Pandemic

New data on how many lost their health insurance, which often means health care, due to Covid. And the numbers are not getting better soon.

‘They Have Nowhere To Run’: Inmate Families, Advocates Push for Prisoner Release as California Wildfires Engulf State

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sun, 23/08/2020 - 7:55pm in

The prisons that house some inamets lie in the path of wildfires, and California hasn't yet furloughed them or moved them to safety.