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Five ways to help nail salon workers. Better than swearing off manicures now while the subject is on your mind, then slinking ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue May 19, 2015 at 03:00 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
This morning a letter was sent out to Alaska state employees. I am without words at the moment... Subject: Governor’s Action on Budget Bill HB72 Governor Bill Walker plans to act on ...
by Catkin
Comment Count 94 comments on Mon May 18, 2015 at 03:28 PM PDT with 221 Recommends
As schools nationwide embrace campaigns to stop bullying, one well-liked Ohio teacher is out of her job after she tried to show one bully how his behavior ...
by Jen Hayden
Comment Count 199 comments on Mon May 18, 2015 at 12:10 PM PDT with 66 Recommends
In a breakneck race with so many stupid folks, that scion of minor-league hate radio, Todd Starnes continues to suck up to the RW via his DIY psychological lemonade stand at Fox News to prop up pre-
by annieli
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun May 17, 2015 at 09:12 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
An alliance of Asian American groups filed a federal complaint Friday against Harvard University, claiming that the school and other Ivy League institutions are using racial quotas to admit ...
by annieli
Comment Count 13 comments on Sun May 17, 2015 at 01:37 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
It was a November day and I was one of a swarm of 62 second graders at St. Bede The Venerable Grammar School. I'd had a bumpy landing in grammar school and still spent most of my days in a state of ...
by Emmet
Comment Count 54 comments on Sat May 23, 2015 at 10:00 AM PDT with 53 Recommends
It is a tradition for the graduating high school senior class to give a gift to the school. Plant a tree, give a plaque, a display case, a painting. I don't remember exactly what my class gave. ...
by houyhnhnm
Comment Count 26 comments on Sat May 16, 2015 at 10:20 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Maybe a day trip to the [http://midoriandfriends.org/citymusic/ Lincoln Center] in NYC on May 20 would help flush your mind for a moment. Get rid of all those concerns about Hillary, Obama, TPP, and ...
by rktect
Comment Count 2 comments on Sat May 16, 2015 at 09:50 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Something very disturbing and destructive to an active democracy is happening on the campuses of our colleges and universities. More and more of the teachers are not professors, but academics paid ...
by StewartAcuff
Comment Count 58 comments on Sat May 16, 2015 at 06:12 AM PDT with 55 Recommends
My three daughters all joined the military. My two older daughters went into the Navy in 2007 and 2008, respectively, and my youngest joined the Army National Guard in 2010. Their paternal ...
by tessdarberville
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat May 16, 2015 at 06:46 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Efland-Cheecks elementary school, in western Orange County, NC was the center of some controversy after third-grade teacher Omar Currie stood before 200 parents at a meeting at the school after the ...
by Kalisiin
Comment Count 21 comments on Sat May 16, 2015 at 04:29 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
Il Ducey One thing Arizonans have learned in the few months that Gov. Doug Ducey has been in office is that ...
by Mother Mags
Comment Count 65 comments on Sat May 16, 2015 at 01:48 AM PDT with 166 Recommends
Note to self 1:26 AM Saturday May ...
by Dhavo
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri May 15, 2015 at 10:34 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
On this day in Labor History the year was 1883. The “eighth wonder of the world, the Brooklyn Bridge opened for traffic. 600 men worked on the project, which took 14 years to complete. Between ...
by The Rick Smith Show
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun May 24, 2015 at 05:00 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
How can unionized workers and unemployed workers stand together? Perhaps we can look to the past for examples of the power of such solidarity. On this day in Labor History the year was 1934. It ...
by The Rick Smith Show
Comment Count 1 comments on Sat May 23, 2015 at 05:00 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
On this day Labor History the year was 1895. Labor organizer Eugene V. Debs began a six month prison sentence in Woodstock, Illinois. Debs was the leader of the American Railway Union that had ...
by The Rick Smith Show
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri May 22, 2015 at 05:00 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
On this day Labor History the year was 1945. That was a very important day for workers on the islands of Hawaii. It marked the passage of the federal Hawaii Employment Relations Act, more ...
by The Rick Smith Show
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu May 21, 2015 at 05:00 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
On this day Labor History the year was 1926. That was the day President Calvin Coolidge signed the Railway Labor Act. For decades railroad labor disputes had often become bloody affairs. The ...
by The Rick Smith Show
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed May 20, 2015 at 05:00 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
On this day Labor History the year was 1920. That year a national coal strike had won unionized miners a twenty-seven percent pay raise. But the miners in West Virginia were not in the union. ...
by The Rick Smith Show
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue May 19, 2015 at 05:00 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
On this day Labor History the year was 1979. That was the day an Oklahoma City jury found in favor of the estate of Karen Silkwood. Karen worked as a lab tech at the Cimarron nuclear plant, ...
by The Rick Smith Show
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon May 18, 2015 at 05:00 AM PDT with 1 Recommend