Thousand of Airport Workers Across the Country Strike

On Thursday, thousands of airport workers from at least 15 American airports rallied to call for better working conditions. In three airports—Boston Logan International, Chicago’s O’Hare International, and Newark Liberty International—workers went on a full strike, calling attention to unfair labor practices by their employer Swissport USA and Swissport Cargo, including poor working conditions and […]

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Limiting debate, UCP rams through ‘Sovereignty Act in the wee hours of yesterday morning

Danielle Smith’s obedient United Conservative Party Caucus rammed through the premier’s so-called Alberta Sovereignty within a United Canada Act in the wee hours of yesterday morning. Opposition Leader Rachel Notley called for the Sovereignty Act to be referred immediately to the Alberta Court of Appeal (Photo: Legislative Assembly of Alberta). The government’s use of time […]

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Who are the rabble rousers to watch in 2023?

Each year, we ask our audience to share with us the organizations, activists, and changemakers they know who are doing incredible work in activism. And every year, we then have the privilege of highlighting a brand new group of people as part of our ‘rabble rousers to watch’ series.  Our ‘rabble rousers to watch’ series […]

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Florida lawmaker charged with Covid relief fraud

By Hannah Rabinowitz and Jack Forrest, CNN Federal prosecutors announced charges Wednesday against a Florida state representative who allegedly swindled thousands of dollars in coronavirus relief loans from the Small Business Administration. State Rep. Joseph Harding obtained more than $150,000 in SBA loans by lying on his loan applications, according to a news release from […]

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5 takeaways from Georgia’s Senate runoff

By Gregory Krieg and Eric Bradner, CNN Sen. Raphael Warnock remains undefeated. After being pushed to another runoff in November, the Democrat asked voters in Georgia to put him over the top “one more time” in December — and, once again, they delivered. Since November 2020, Warnock has been the leading vote-getter in four consecutive […]

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The Supreme Court Could Chop Away at Anti-Discrimination Law Based on Literally Nothing

The Supreme Court’s phantom docket—the cases with phantasmal plaintiffs to help, entirely speculative wrongs to fix, or some combination thereof—returned in full force on Monday. The justices struggled with exactly what to do in 303 Creative v. Elenis, a case where social conservatives hope to limit anti-discrimination laws that currently protect LGBTQ Americans. Though the […]

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