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"Utterly Uncouth And Unqualified": Donald Trump Is A Middle Finger To The Entire Political System

Is the key to Donald Trump’s success just old-fashioned racism? He surely stokes race hatred among his followers and even more-or-less openly panders to anti-Semitism… 894 more words

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UFT Election Results Later Today - Five Things to Look for

Turns out, I will be at the count. I will blog/tweet about results later. I will be at the New Action/MORE celebration around 6.

#1 Least important in the long run, but most immediately interesting – Who wins the high school division?   412 more words


Reason 258: Because Others Are Doing It?

Well, maybe that’s not a good reason. But others are doing it in increasing numbers. Here’s some interesting news from North Carolina:

In one state, more children homeschool than attend private schools. 352 more words


French Conflict over 'Loi Travail' Intensifies as Nuclear Workers join Protests.

In Reply:  CGT Trade Unionists Face Violence Smears.

France prepares for day of strikes as nuclear workers join labour protests.

France 24.

France faced an eighth day of industrial action on Thursday after workers at nuclear power stations voted to join protests against labour reforms.

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Politics, Economics,Labor ... and Robots

Robots  will produce a class of obsolete humans?  There is a simple answer: Certainly. So long as robots are cheaper than people.

Unions joined with politicians – i.e, corruption – pushed the price of labor above its market value. 452 more words


Liberals to roll back public-sector bargaining changes made by Tories

OTTAWA – The federal Liberals say they’ll roll back changes to public-sector bargaining brought in by the previous Conservative government.

Treasury Board President Scott Brison says in a release that portions of the 2013 omnibus budget bill will be formally repealed with new legislation when Parliament returns from the summer recess next fall. 170 more words


Junior doctors: is the deal a sell-out?

From A Healthy Blog, republished with the permission of the author, Dr Peter Campbell:

Sell Out?

During the past year we have learnt an incredible amount. 1,017 more words