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Electric bus workers in L.A. unionize — with the support of their Silicon Valley CEO 19.11.2019 L.A. Times - Technology News

Factory workers at Proterra, a Silicon Valley e-bus startup, have joined a union that also represents L.A. oil refinery workers.

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Humans Aren’t Inherently Destroying the Planet — Capitalism Is 18.11.2019 Truthout.com
A young woman with a face mask on stands in front of an extremely smoggy city
A new book dubs our current geological era the “Capitalocene.”
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Even With a Wealth Tax, Economic Policy Ensures Billionaires Will Exist 18.11.2019 Truthout.com
Within our current system, we can't limit the voices of the super-rich -- but we can amplify the voices of the ...
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Iowans flocked to Trump in 2016. He betrayed them 17.11.2019 Raw Story
There has been no escape this week from the mainstream media’s wall-to-wall Trump impeachment drama. Yet while the media’s fixation on the Beltway crime wave makes for good television (and newsprint), there is scant attention being paid to the continuing slide of the economic circumstances of tens of millions of American families. This article first […]
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Bernie Sanders and AOC Just Unveiled a Green New Deal for Public Housing 15.11.2019 Mother Jones
This piece originally appeared in CityLab and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Socialist Democrats are pushing the progressive envelope with a new iteration of Green New Deal legislation this week, this time with a focus on public housing. On Thursday, New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders introduced a new bill […]
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Lyft is ceasing scooter operations in six cities and laying off 20 employees 15.11.2019 techCrunch
In an industry where unit economics and rider utilization are key to running a profitable business, perhaps it’s better to cut your losses early on. Lyft notified employees today that it’s pulling its scooters from six markets: Nashville, San Antonio, Atlanta, the Phoenix area, Dallas and Columbus. “We’re choosing to focus on the markets where […]
As Supreme Court Considers DACA, 6 Essential Reads 14.11.2019 Crooks Liars
People rally outside the Supreme Court as oral arguments are heard in the DACA case on Nov. 12. AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin Aviva Rutkin , The Conversation The future remains uncertain for a group of young people who were brought from other countries to the U.S. as children without legal authorization. Currently, these young people are protected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA. This Obama-era program shields around 700,000 to 800,000 people from deportation. On Nov. 12, the Supreme Court heard arguments on the Trump administration’s decision to end the ...
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As Lebanon's unrest continues, fears grow for its currency 12.11.2019 L.A. Times - World News

The Lebanese pound, long a symbol of stability after civil war, is faltering.

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Opinion: California is making the writing life even harder 12.11.2019 LA Times: Commentary

The new state labor law for contractors may cause publishers to avoid California-based freelance writers.

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Many young Americans say high school diploma is enough for success, poll finds 12.11.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Although most young Americans believe in the value of higher education, many still consider a high school diploma alone to be enough for success, according to a survey of teens and young adults by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.
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The Effort to Impeach Trump Is Not a Distraction 11.11.2019 Truthout.com
The Effort to Impeach Trump Is Not a Distraction
David Cay Johnston explains how Trump’s trade tariffs are really a tax on his base 11.11.2019 Raw Story
Candidate Donald Trump railed against America’s chronic trade deficits, vowing to eliminate them if he became president. So, how’s Trump doing? Awful. Trade deficits are growing on his watch. The overall trade deficit in September was 21% larger than during his first full month in office. In 2016, under President Barak Obama, America imported $502.9 […]
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Editorial: What do you know, L.A. is in financial peril again 10.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Six months ago, Mayor Eric Garcetti and the City Council touted L.A.'s responsible budget. Now they're facing a $200-million-to-$400-million deficit.

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NY Times's Cave Takes Side of Climate Cult ‘Extinction Rebellion,’ Disrupting Ordinary Life 8.11.2019 NewsBusters
New York Times Australian bureau chief Damien Cave joined with Livia Albeck-Ripka to defend the disruptive activists who make up the Extinction Rebellion climate cult, who disrupt people going about their way in an attempt to get arrested, to help save the earth, or something: “Why Is Australia Trying to Shut Down Climate Activism? -- An increasingly outraged public is demanding action in a nation intimately linked to coal mining. The government has responded by threatening a new law to punish protesters." Cave approved of tactics disrupting the lives of normal Australians: ...
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Corporate, public investments spur interest in Pacific Northwest startups 8.11.2019 TechCrunch
Why are businesses and government organizations investing so much into the the strip of land down the West Coast from Vancouver, Canada to Portland, Oregon?
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MSNBC Fact Checks Pence on Economy, Says Obama Should Get Credit 7.11.2019 NewsBusters
Vice President Mike Pence was in New Hampshire on Thursday to file President Trump's paperwork for that state's Republican Primary and afterwards gave a brief speech to supporters where he laid out the administration's case for re-election. One of the things Pence cited was the country's positive economic situation since 2017 and even MSNBC Live had to concede the positive economic situation in the country is currently quite good, so how did the anti-Trump network spin this one? By saying credit actually belongs with former President Obama, of ...
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Fox And Friends Host 'Doesn't Get' Fight Against Income Inequality 7.11.2019 Crooks Liars
Hat tip Bobby Lewis , and also Soledad O'Brien, who captioned this video "Dumb. As. A. Stump." Ainsley Earhardt doesn't understand the appeal of Elizabeth Warren's war against income inequality. AINSLEY EARHARDT: That's not the American way! The American way is to work your tail off! Keep working, say yes, say yes, work weekends, work nights, work your way to the top. Ainsley has great health insurance and other benefits from Fox News. She has paid time off. Meanwhile, Ainsley's nanny, housekeeper, personal assistant, hairdresser, cook, and the person who delivers her midday salad by bicycle (dressing on the side!) are "working their tails off" with none of the privilege and all of the income inequality our current economy encourages. Steve Doocy replied that he has been to Sanders rallies where people don't have health insurance and are coping with student debt, etc., and that there are large numbers of people for whom that message is appealing. YA THINK? Let's do an experiment where Ainsley works ...
HealthPartners to close 30 retail pharmacies 7.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
HealthPartners will close its 30 retail pharmacies next year, putting roughly 300 employees out of a job. Company officials say they couldn’t keep up with the changing pharmacy business.
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Dow and Nasdaq again close at record highs 6.11.2019 LA Times: Business

The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Nasdaq closed at record highs yet again on Tuesday, and the S&P 500 closed barely below the all-time high it reached a day earlier.

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Group urging beefed up protection against biological threats meets at CSU to look at risks to agriculture 5.11.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A national commission working on shoring up the country's preparedness for biological threats, intentional or naturally occurring, is in Fort Collins to hear what needs to be done to protect agriculture and how farmers, ranchers and others on the font lines can help.
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