Andrew Stewart: The Public Pension Reform Scheme is Coming Your Way

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  • Puerto Rican Students Organize National Strike Demanding Transparency in Response to Austerity Measures November 29, 2017
    University students across Puerto Rico organized a national strike that sparked demonstrations and protests on May 1, 2017, as reported by David Cordero, Sarah Vázquez, and Ronald Ávila Claudio for the Metro. The strike, el Paro Nacional, resulted from public outrage over announced austerity measures affecting education and pensions, as well as outrage over the […]
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  • Animal Activists Stop Hiding Their Faces November 29, 2017
    In November 2017, Mother Jones’ Kiera Butler reported on the animal rights activist group Direct Action Everywhere (DxE) and their “bold new animal liberation movement: no masks, no regrets, all the risk.” Eight of the group’s members recorded themselves, in the middle of the night, rescuing a calf from Zonneveld Dairies Inc. outside of Fresno, California. […]
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  • Video: Project Censored 2018 Book Launch November 27, 2017
    Censored 2018: Press Freedoms in a “Post-Truth” World The Top Censored Stories and Media Analysis of 2016-2017 “Hidden Figures: Women in Journalism” Susan Rahman, Professor of Behavioral Sciences with Student Panelists: Caitlin McCoy, Zeinab Benchakroun, Bri Silva, Liliana Valdez Madera, Joselyne Quiroz, October 24, 2017 College of Marin Library Kentfield, California With thanks to David […]
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  • FBI Racially Profiling “Black Identity Extremists” November 21, 2017
    In early August 2017, the counterterrorism division of the FBI released a report warning of the danger of “Black Identity Extremists.” Jana Winter and Sharon Weinberger reported for Foreign Policy that, as “white supremacists prepared to descend on Charlottesville, Virginia, in August, the FBI warned about a new movement that was violent, growing, and racially […]
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  • A Heartfelt Thank You to Edward Herman November 15, 2017
    This is a special message from Mickey Huff, Director of Project Censored It is with great sadness that we report the death of the brilliant and prolific Edward Herman…he was 92. He gave us a great chapter for our latest book, Censored 2018: Press Freedoms in a ‘Post-Truth’ World— “Still Manufacturing Consent: the Propaganda Model […]
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  • The Project Censored Annual Book Release Celebration in Petaluma! November 7, 2017
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  • Microplastics Poisoning Our Water and Air October 12, 2017
    In September 2017, Damian Carrington, an environmental editor at the Guardian, reported on drinking water contamination due to microplastic waste and how billions across the world are drinking plastic-contaminated water. As reported in a study published by OrbMedia, scientists tested tap water from more than a dozen nations across the globe and found that 83% […]
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  • Tar Sands Companies to Blame for Increasingly Common Hazardous Spills October 12, 2017
    Three major oil companies—Kinder Morgan, TransCanada, and Enbridge—have been responsible for spilling a combined 63,000 barrels of hazardous materials since 2010, Tim Donaghy and Lawrence Carter reported for Greenpeace UK’s Unearthed. These three companies are currently involved in four controversial pipeline projects—including TransCanada’s Keystone XL project and Enbridge’s Line 3—that Donaghy and Carter described as […]
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  • Opportunity for Rights of Nature Arises Due to Maori Success October 12, 2017
    In March 2017, the government of New Zealand officially recognized the Whanganui River—which the indigenous Maori consider their ancestor—as a living entity with rights. By protecting the Whanganui against human threats to its health, the New Zealand law established “a critical precedent for acknowledging the Rights of Nature in legal systems around the world,” Kayla […]
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  • Homelessness as a Global Social Problem October 12, 2017
    “The continuation of homelessness,” Joseph Chamie wrote in a July 2017 report for YaleGlobal Online, “reflects denial and the lack of political will to address poverty and many other issues.” Describing homelessness as “a mark of failure for communities in providing basic security,” Chamie’s study detailed difficulties in determining how much of the world’s population […]
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  • Health care workers: Save the ACA individual mandate December 14, 2017
    LOS ANGELES — Among the many anti-worker failings of the GOP tax bill, the inclusion of a repeal of the ACA individual mandate is particularly heinous. UNAC/UHCP President Denise Duncan, RN, issued the following statement about the Republican tax bill: “Health care in the United States is about to be completely dismantled. “After several attempts […]
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  • “Lady Bird”: The hidden injuries of class December 14, 2017
    Greta Gerwig’s new film Lady Bird is a brilliant primer on how young people experience class and alienation in America. Sweet and sour, this razor-sharp, figuratively autobiographical gem is Gerwig’s bridge from acting to writing and directing. It is a gift not to be taken lightly. Saoirse Ronan ably makes up for having Gerwig on […]
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  • Braving cold, protesters against GOP tax giveaway to rich jam Capitol December 14, 2017
    WASHINGTON—Despite a deep freeze which sent D.C. temperatures plunging to 5 degrees below zero, including the wind chill, hundreds of progressives and unionists rallied on Dec. 13 to again demand Congress deep-six the GOP’s tax cut for the rich. And they didn’t stop out in the cold. Many poured inside, clogging hallways outside the offices […]
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  • For Lilly Ledbetter, stumping for Doug Jones was personal December 14, 2017
    JACKSONVILLE, Ala.—For Lilly Ledbetter, who came to national prominence when she lost a sexual pay discrimination case at the U.S. Supreme Court a decade ago, stumping for Doug Jones was personal. That’s because Ledbetter, the gentle but steely grandmother who suffered sexual pay discrimination at Goodyear Tire’s Gadsden, Ala., plant when she was a supervisor […]
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  • Revolution and communism on the big screen: Report from Toronto December 13, 2017
    TORONTO—There were several movies at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) that dealt with progressive politics and history—documentaries, narratives, and even a couple of creative experimental approaches to the subject. Probably the most revolutionary film at TIFF was The Nothing Factory, an exhaustive three-hour study of labor in the workplace. Reminiscent of the The […]
    Bill Meyer
  • Colin Kaepernick’s protest for….workplace democracy? December 13, 2017
    While Colin Kaepernick has effectively been locked out of the National Football League, his kneeling protests continue to inspire controversy and comment. Recently, Sports Illustrated honored Kaepernick with the Muhammad Ali Legacy Award. Lonnie Ali, Muhammad’s widow, highlighted his “passionate defense of social justice and civil rights for all people,” in presenting the award. Ali’s statement […]
    Tim Libretti
  • Republicans on House Judiciary Committee taking a dangerous path December 13, 2017
    In an ominous development today, Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee are joining what amounts to a dangerous right-wing conspiracy to subvert democracy in America. They are hammering Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, trying to force him into quashing the investigation of Donald Trump’s crimes by Special Counsel Robert Mueller. Rosenstein is their target because […]
    John Wojcik
  • This week in history: American Marxist Daniel De Leon is born December 13, 2017
    Daniel De Leon, born 165 years ago on December 14, 1852, was an American socialist newspaper editor, politician, Marxist theoretician, and trade union organizer. He is regarded as the forefather of the idea of revolutionary industrial unionism and was the leading figure in the Socialist Labor Party of America from 1890 until the time of […]
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  • Record African-American turnout and women propel Jones victory in Alabama December 13, 2017
    Record African-American turnout and an outpouring of women and crossover voters disgusted with his GOP foe, accused sexual molester Roy Moore, propelled Democratic U.S. Senate nominee Doug Jones to a special election win in Alabama Dec. 12. In a stunning defeat for the right, including President Trump and Steve Bannon, Jones will fill the last […]
    Mark Gruenberg
  • What is Hanukkah really all about? December 13, 2017
    A familiar saying at this time of year has it that when all the Jews spell Hanukkah the same way, Deliverance will truly have come! (Other variants include Hanukah, Chanukah, Hanuka, Khanuka, Khanike, and more.) The joke is telling because like most things, the holiday can be viewed from multiple perspectives. For many years Jews […]
    Ari Goldman

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