UAW leader says GM could have avoided strike: Here's how
GM waited until two hours before its contract with the UAW expired to make a serious offer, a UAW leader said.
UTLA’s strike authorization vote: what we’re fighting for
Our kids’ parents don’t have the connections, the background, the knowledge of the political system, or the language to fight effectively on behalf of their kids. It has fallen to us — the teachers…
Top Iranian general says destroying Israel is 'an achievable goal'
Major General Hossein Salami, pictured right with Iranian leader Hassan Rouhani, said 'this sinister regime must be wiped off the map and this is no longer a dream [but] it is an achievable goal'.
US prepped for strikes on Iran before approval was withdrawn
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States abruptly called off preparations for a military strike against Iran over the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, a U.S. official said, while Iran
Why Jim Beam Workers Are on Strike
Employees say they have to work up to 80 hours a week.
Early voting under way in Flowery Branch. Here’s what the 3 candidates have to say
A critical and busy time faces three political newcomers who face off June 18 for a short-term run on the Flowery Branch City Council. Ed Asbridge, Missy Brooks and Chip McCallum are seeking the Post 2 seat vacated in December by Mary Jones, who died May 2. The winner will serve out Jones’ term, which ends Dec. 31.
N.J. black leaders patronized by Murphy officials, top African-American Democrat says
Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday disagreed with a letter Sen. Ronald Rice sent him voicing his concerns over the treatment of black leaders.
U.S. prepped for strikes on Iran before approval was withdrawn
The swift reversal was a stark reminder of the serious risk of military conflict between U.S. and Iranian forces as the Trump administration combines a “maximum pressure” campaign of economic sanctions with a buildup of American forces in the region.
Want to have a say in how your city is run? Go vote
Today is your last chance to vote early for the May 4 municipal elections. So residents of Dallas and surrounding suburbs, it is time to go...
Kaiser to face largest strike anywhere in 20 years
Union claims company made $5.2 billion in profits in the first six months of 2019 The Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions warned in an August 12 press release they are planning the “nation’s largest walkout since 1997.” Coalition spokesman Sean Wherley says over 80,000 Kaiser Permanente employees in six states and D.C. may go on strike at their hospitals and clinics in early October Kaiser building…
Yemen conflict another opportunity to resolve war powers questions
It is shameful that federal courts have used every dodge they could to avoid deciding this important question, from the Korean War to the Vietnam War to today.
How Iran can strike US targets in the Middle East
Iran's missiles, sea mines and its jihadist allies throughout the Middle East stand on guard to wage war against the United States - from the American warships stationed in the Gulf to the troops in Syria.
AP Explains: Why is there a general strike in Brazil?
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Brazil kicked off a general strike Friday that is likely to paralyze major cities across Latin America's largest country. The nationwide strike is the first since the arrival of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro on Jan. 1. While most participants will be protesting against a pension reform being discussed in Congress, others will be turning out to oppose budget cuts, a sluggish…
Should 17 year olds have the right to vote in California?
It’s easy to see this idea as a ploy by Democrats to assure they stay in power indefinitely.
Polio-like illness strikes 10 more, CDC says
Eight cases of acute flaccid myelitis have been identified in Pennsylvania, and four in New Jersey.
US planned strikes against Iran before approval was withdrawn
Donald Trump reportedly approved operation after drone incident but then called it off
Iran's supreme leader says Europe should not be trusted
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's supreme leader says Europeans should not be trusted, based on their inability to save the 2015 nuclear deal that the U.S. unilaterally withdrew from last year Since then, U.S. sanctions have kept Iran from selling its oil abroad and have crippled its economy Ayatollah Ali Khamenei spoke Thursday, a day after Iran's President Hassan Rouhani attended the U.N. General Assembly in…
Commentary: Why teachers should strike
I'm a member of United Teachers of Los Angeles, and I'm voting to strike on Thursday. The California Public Employment Relations Board has appointed a mediator to head off a
What to do after disaster strikes
In response to flooding in Box Elder County, the American Red Cross hosted a Multi Agency Resource Center (MARC) event in Brigham City. A wide variety of groups, all in
Democrat Kind says impeachment should be 'last resort'
MADISON, Wis. — U.S. Rep. Ron Kind, D-Wisconsin, says he supports investigating President Donald Trump but impeachment and removal from office should be a "last resort."