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Progressive Salon.com Refuses To Recognize Union One Month After Workers Vote To Organize

One month after its employees voted to unionize, the Salon Media Group, a digital media pioneer and a stalwart of the progressive press, has still refused to recognize the move. 40 more words

Ethics

Union ready to launch 'Dump Harper' campaign

TORONTO – Canada’s largest provincial labour federation says it is ready to launch its “Dump Harper” campaign as soon as the prime minister calls an election, which is widely expected to happen on Sunday. 416 more words

Canada

Richard Corriere's Education Update: The three key factors to improving education

Carnegie Mellon University and Temple University researchers scoured the educational research landscape and found that because improved learning depends on many different factors, there are actually more than 205 trillion instructional options available. 88 more words

A Nation Of Illiterates

Liberal Women: Quotas No Way To Boost Female MP Numbers

THE SOLE DETERMINANT of who is endorsed by political parties for seats in Parliaments across Australia should — and must — be selecting the best candidate on offer, irrespective of gender, race, religion, or sexuality; and whilst the Liberal Party is right to consider how to get more women into elected office, targets and quotas are no answer. 3,326 more words

Workplace Democracy Gets Ambushed

The National Labor Relations Board’s new election rule runs roughshod over the rights of nonunion workers.

Peter Schaumber writes: You may have heard of the… 201 more words

Health And Social Issues

Civil War About Slavery—Really? Part 7: Reasons and Conclusions

In Part 1 of this series, we saw several witnesses that believed the Civil War was not about slavery. Most importantly, they were northerners and respectable men. 577 more words

Abraham Lincoln