Federal Agencies that Trump Hates Attack Their #Unions
The Trump Labor Board Is Outlawing Grad Student Worker Unions
Bourgeois democracy is democracy of pompous phrases, solemn words, exuberant promises and the high-sounding slogans of freedom and equality. But, in fact, it screens the non-freedom and inferiority of women, the non-freedom and inferiority of the toilers and exploited.- V. I. Lenin, Soviet Power and the Status of Women (1919));
Workers in California have just won a major victory. On 10 September, California senators voted to pass AB5 – a groundbreaking piece of legislation that permanently closes a loophole allowing companies to misclassify their workers as contractors, denying them benefits and livable wages.
https://www.theguardian.com/business/2019/sep/22/california-ab5-uber-lyft-drivers #Uber #Lyft
Opposition parties in #Haiti held general mobilization against fuel shortages, on the day that also marks the 261st anniversary of the birth of Haiti's independence leader, #Dessalines. https://www.telesurenglish.net/news/Haitians-Mobilize-Again-Against-Fuel-Shortages-20190920-0013.html
At Least One Dead, Many Wounded As Protests Continue In #Haiti
CONVOCATORIA AL SEGUNDO ENCUENTRO INTERNACIONAL DE MUJERES QUE LUCHAN « Enlace Zapatista
4 Million People Strike for #ClimateAction
Killer robots: why do so many people think they are a good idea? | Stuart Heritage
According to a recent survey, 39% of us aren’t against machines capable of destroying humanity. Surely there are some things we can all agree on
Laura Nolan is a modern hero. A former Google software engineer, Nolan resigned from her job last year after being asked to dramatically enhance the artificial intelligence used in US military drones. She is now calling for a ban on all forms of autonomous weapons on the basis that they might accidentally initiate a catastrophic global war. She said this as part of her role as a member of the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots.
30 Afghan Civilians Killed in US Drone Strike https://news.antiwar.com/2019/09/19/despite-assurances-30-afghan-farm-workers-killed-in-us-drone-strike/
A long but extremely interesting thread on the fallout surrounding the Working Families Party and its reasoning/process for endorsing Warren over Sanders:
Western funded Evangelical Missionaries getting the Indigenous converts in Australia to burn and destroy their cultural artifacts, via ABC Australia: https://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2019-09-20/the-christian-converts-who-are-setting-fire-to-sacred-aboriginal/11527402?pfmredir=sm
"#Venezuela cannot either open or close international bank accounts. It cannot pay for any type of product. In addition, we are now being threatened with a complete naval blockade." https://www.telesurenglish.net/news/Maduro-Trump-Has-Obsessive-Hatred-Against-Latin-Americans-20190919-0009.html
For the last 40 years the the minimum arctic sea ice has been declining on average by ~87000 km² per year.
Here I show this decline as if it were over Europe We lose area of Iceland,Portugal,Ireland,Spain,UK, France,Germany,Italy,Sweden,Norway and more
The Amazing Resiliency of White Wealth
"It will end up costing the U.S. economy as much as $1 trillion between now and 2028 for the nation to maintain its longstanding black-white racial wealth gap"
Generalistic and moderated instance.