Bates College administration pressured campus newspaper The Bates Student on Wednesday to remove an article from its website featuring interviews with five Bates employees trying to unionize adjunct faculty and non-managerial staff. The campus workers announced their attempt to unionize on October 5, citing low pay, poor working conditions, and declining staff retention. If the…

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Os crimes não vão parar de surgir só por causa do fim da CPI 1

Foto: Andressa Anholete/Bloomberg via Getty Images O relatório final da CPI já está no forno e sairá com 11 crimes atribuídos ao presidente da República, segundo o relator Renan Calheiros. A lista inclui crimes de responsabilidade, crimes contra a saúde pública e crimes contra a humanidade. Além dele, no mínimo, outras 40 pessoas serão indiciadas.…

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A guerra do CFM contra as mulheres 4

Ilustração: Mayk Brambilla para o Intercept Brasil Dificultar o acesso à contracepção. Abrir fogo contra a luta pelo fim da violência obstétrica. Diminuir as chances de mulheres que recorrem à reprodução assistida terem filhos. Essas são algumas das vitórias conquistadas nos últimos anos pelo Conselho Federal de Medicina no campo da (des)igualdade de gênero. Juntas,…

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  As the U.S. continues to pursue WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s extradition from the U.K., an explosive story from Yahoo News has revealed that top officials, including then-CIA Director Mike Pompeo, discussed extraditing and even assassinating him. Michael Isikoff, one of the reporters on that story, joins Ryan Grim to discuss Assange’s fate as well…

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Welcome to Pollapalooza, our weekly polling roundup. Election Day 2021 is only about two weeks away, and the big race to watch is undoubtedly Virginia’s gubernatorial contest. A still-somewhat purple state with a Democratic lean in recent presidential elections, Virginia will be viewed by many as a bellwether for the 2022 midterms, and the race…

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FiveThirtyEight   More: Apple Podcasts | ESPN App | RSS Local news is disappearing in towns across the country. From 2008 to 2019, the percentage of people who said they got their news from local papers fell by more than half. In the same time period, the number of newsroom jobs plummeted. The way Americans…

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[For more analysis and commentary, please join me at robertreich.substack.com] The General Strike of 2021 On Tuesday, the Labor Department reported that some 4.3 million people had quit their jobs in August. That comes to about 2.9 percent of the workforce – up from the previous record set in April, of about 4 million people…

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