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Canadian Hearing Society workers to vote on tentative agreement Friday

A tentative agreement has been reached between the Canadian Hearing Society (CHS), and 227 workers represented by CUPE local 2073.

“The tentative deal, if ratified by both parties, ends a nine-week strike hold that started on March 6,” reads a statement by the union. 239 more words

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Today’s News & Commentary — March 8, 2017

Today is International Women’s Day, and many women around the country are participating in a strike that has been billed as “A Day Without a Woman.”  The action is intended to highlight the economic importance and impact of women on society, and it was organized following the Women’s March on January 21.   338 more words

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Stand for Standing Rock

U.S. Bank, Port Angeles & Sequim

Saturday, February 25, 2017, 11 – noon

In response to the sudden announcement that the Trump administration plans to abrogate the Environmental Impact Statement process and bulldoze the sovereign rights of indigenous people at Standing Rock in order to push the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) through their ancestral lands, OCA, in partnership with the Clallam Progressives and the Racial Justice Collective, will picket from 11 AM till noon, on Saturday, February 25, outside the U.S. 202 more words

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I'm Protesting

The last time I wrote anything about the U.S. election and all the protesting that followed, I was hammered with diatribes from angry people who wanted to “educate” me on U.S. 314 more words

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Cypriots in Britain protest against illegal regime in occupied northern Cyprus

Ελληνοκύπριοι που ζουν στη Βρετανία προέβησαν  σε διαμαρτυρία έξω από τη Τουρκική πρεσβεία στο Λονδίνο, για την παράνομη ανακήρυξη του ψευδοκράτους πριν από 33 χρόνια. 

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Weekend News & Commentary — October 8-9, 2016

The Harvard University dining service workers’ strike continues.  Students are rallying to the cause by joining the picket lines, buying food for the striking workers, setting up a… 221 more words

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