Posts Tagged ‘union’

UK’s Jewish Student Union Blasts Reinstatement of Bristol Professor Accused of Antisemitism

The University of Bristol campus. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. The UK’s Jewish student union expressed “contempt and outrage” on Thursday after the University of Bristol reinstated a professor accused of violent antisemitic rhetoric, pending an investigation. David Miller, a Professor of Political Sociology and member of the university’s School for Policy Studies, has been criticized by […]

What is the difference between a State of the Union and joint address?

When Joe Biden speaks in front of both houses of Congress on Wednesday, it will be the first time he does so as US President. Mr Biden is expected to address the coronavirus pandemic and a range of other issues in front of members of Congress, on what will be the eve of 100 days […]

How Stalin Canceled “Hamlet” in the Soviet Union—and What It Can Teach Us about Cancel Culture

By Jon Miltimore William Shakespeare’s play Hamlet is considered by some to be the single greatest story ever written. Hamlet has it all: ghosts, sword fights, suicide, revenge, lust, murder, philosophy, faith, manipulation, and a climactic bloodbath worthy of a Tarantino film. It’s a masterpiece of both high art and sensationalism, the only play I’ve […]

New Mexico Officers Resign From Protest Response Team Over ‘Lack of Trust’: Union Head

More than a dozen police officers quit the Albuquerque Police Department’s Emergency Response Team this month because they felt like were not supported, union official Shaun Willoughby said on Monday. “These officers, this is an extracurricular activity for them. Who wants to sign up to be at the spear of the biggest, most volatile political football […]

Orthodox Union to launch grant program to return to synagogue life

With the reopening of synagogues on the horizon amid the stresses of the COVID-19 pandemic dying down, the Orthodox Union (OU) has launched a challenge grant intended to reinvigorate synagogues and encourage congregants to return to synagogue life.The grants will be awarded to congregations who create innovative programs or services to encourage a return to […]

Union Members Expel National Guard From St Paul Minnesota Labor Center

By We Do The Work, Popular Resistance. April 15, 2021 St. Paul, MN – Following several union meetings on Wednesday night, I was made aware that a National Guard unit was occupying the St. Paul Labor Center in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota. Other union members and I were sharply aware of the National Guard’s role […]

Message From The Amazon Union Defeat In Alabama Is Clear

Above photo: Patrick T. Fallon/AFP via Getty Images. Keep Organizing. The union’s loss in Bessemer shows the urgent need for both labor law reform and organizing at a mass scale. On April 9, the National Labor Relations Board announced the results of a mail ballot certification election that concluded on March 29 for workers at the Amazon fulfillment center […]

Amazon Bullied and Bribed Their Way to Anti-Union Votes

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‘They should be applauded’: Bernie Sanders backs union’s appeal of Amazon vote

Bernie Sanders, among several lawmakers who visited union organisers and Amazon workers in Alabama during a closely watched union vote, said he supports efforts to challenge the results after a majority of ballots opposed organising the warehouse in Bessemer. “It takes an enormous amount of courage to stand up and fight back, and they should […]

Concordia University Student Union Apologizes to Jewish Community for Campus Culture of ‘Fear’

Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. Photo: Concordia University / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.(https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/https://www.flickr.com/photos/concordiauniversity/5279916243) The student union at Montreal’s Concordia University issued a letter of apology to the Jewish community on its Facebook page Tuesday, admitting to “indifference” in the face of antisemitism on campus and calling for training and other procedures to combat anti-Jewish sentiment. “More than […]

European Union lauds US decision to drop sanctions against ICC prosecutor

The European Union on Saturday welcomed the United States’ lifting of sanctions imposed by former leader Donald Trump on the International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor. Trump’s top diplomat hit Fatou Bensouda and another senior court official with financial sanctions and visa bans last year after the prosecutor launched an investigation into alleged war crimes by […]

VOICE TO SKULL TECHNOLOGY AND THE EUROPEAN UNION PARLIAMENT

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Jewish union chief sees battle to organize Amazon workers as modern-day Passover story

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Biden Administration Announces Push for Offshore Wind Farms to Create Union Jobs

The Biden Administration announced on Monday that it is putting forth a government-wide push to increase offshore wind farms on all three coasts in the United States, citing the move will “create good paying union jobs.” Press Secretary Jen Psaki spoke about the effort and a fact sheet the administration released at the daily press […]

The Amazon Union Vote Is Ending In Bessemer

The shine wore off quick. “The dream is definitely not alive at Amazon,” Perry Connelly, a 58-year-old Amazon worker in Bessemer, told me this month. “We work for a billionaire, but we can’t live comfortable, not struggling to pay bills. Am I gonna buy groceries? Or am I gonna pay for my medicine?” The signs […]

Jews in the former Soviet Union eat the most matzah in the world. Here’s why

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Jews in former Soviet Union eat most amount of matzah in the world – Why?

When it comes to consuming matzah, the Jews of the former Soviet Union are in a league of their own. At the top of the chart are Azerbaijan’s 8,000 Jews, who this year are expected to consume 10 tons of the unleavened bread cracker that Jews eat on the week of Passover to commemorate their […]

EU must stop ‘playing for time’ Turkey says, as it calls on bloc to expand customs union and allow Turks visa-free travel

The EU must speed up the process of strengthening ties with Turkey, the country’s foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Wednesday ahead of a summit of the bloc’s leaders where they will consider future relations with Ankara. EU member states should “stop playing for time,” Cavusoglu told reporters after a NATO foreign ministers’ meeting in […]

BBC News Presenters Snigger & Insult Union Jack Flag During Interview

The Hill reporter Sharyl Attkisson has suggested that the White House could use hologram technology to help Joe Biden deliver public speeches. According to Atkinson, officials within the administration are “mulling over farfetched speculation that, upon further examination, starts to look almost like it is not completely outside the realm of the possible.” The journalist […]

The Southern Tenant Union Playbook

Above photo: A 2019 protest at Kansas City City Hall. Photo by Mason Andrew Kilpatrick via KC Tenants on Facebook. The fight to keep people housed in the South didn’t begin with the pandemic, and it won’t end here either. Despite an eviction moratorium that was intended to keep people housed during the pandemic, landlords filed […]

Deciding life or death: Polish Jews and the wartime Soviet Union dilemma

In Café Scheherazade, a semi-fictional memoir, Arnold Zable describes his experiences in World War II as “a tale of maps, both old and new. Maps with shifting borders, obsolete before the ink could dry… maps crisscrossed by trains shunting their cargoes of uprooted wanderers thousands of kilometers east, on… an interminable journey that came to […]

Akhand Bharat or Union of South Asian States

India’s partition was one of the major tragedies of South Asian region. The causes for this are to be seen in the triangle formed by ‘British Policy of Divide and rule, Hindu Communalism believing in Primacy of Hindu nation and Muslim Communalism demanding formation of Pakistan. The falsehood of theory of ‘religion as the basis […]

Bharatiya Kisan Union(Ugrahan) stages Conference igniting spark of liberation at Tikri border on International Women’s Day

The flame of liberation of women shimmered at its crescendo literally painting the venue red. The scenes were reminiscent of an Ocean or a deluge. Revolutionary spirit touched the very core of the souls of everyone. For 2 weeks forces were mobilised from districts of Punjab with truckloads of women hurtling in to Delhi Democratic […]

UK’s Union of Jewish Students Denounces ‘Absolute Failure’ by Bristol University Over Antisemitic Professor

The University of Bristol campus. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. The UK’s Union of Jewish Students (UJS) accused the University of Bristol of “neutrality and silence” over the conduct of Professor David Miller, who they have accused of repeatedly promoting antisemitic rhetoric and conspiracy theories. “UJS and [Bristol Jewish Society] representatives met with senior management of the […]

CPAC designed as a Trump coronation, former head of American Conservative Union says

A statue of former president Donald Trump is pictured on display Friday at the merchandise show at the Conservative Political Action Conference. | John Raoux/AP Photo The former head of the organization that oversees CPAC on Sunday called this year’s ongoing event a coronation of Donald Trump. Calling him “the great whiner,” Al Cardenas said […]

India’s trade union demands ‘serious action’ against Amazon after report alleges it worked to dodge country’s regulations

India’s leading trade union has urged the government to punish Amazon after a media report alleged that Jeff Bezos’s company has been secretly discriminating small sellers on its platform. For years, Amazon has been “circumventing” Indian laws to “conduct unfair and unethical trade,” the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) tweeted on Wednesday. The umbrella […]

German Soldiers in the Soviet Union as Witnesses against Bolshevism: Rule by Bigwigs and Jews

The Soviet Union was in fact a paradise for one group: the Jews. Even at times when for foreign policy reasons Jews were less evident in the government or when they ruled through straw men, the Jews were always visible in the middle and lower levels of the administration. During the whole period of the […]

Karen Lewis, firebrand Chicago Jewish union chief, dead at 67

(JTA) — Karen Lewis, the firebrand former president of Chicago’s teachers union, has died at 67 after a long battle with brain cancer. Lewis, a convert to Judaism who said she was attracted to the religion’s embrace of questions, ran the Chicago Teachers Union from 2010 to 2018. Under her leadership, the union became a model for […]

Student Union at London University Slammed for Holding Vote Against IHRA Antisemitism Definition on Eve of Holocaust Memorial Day

University College London (UCL) quad in spring. Photo: UCL. University College London’s student union was lambasted for holding a vote on whether to reject the IHRA definition of antisemitism on the eve of Holocaust Memorial Day and without consulting the college’s Jewish student organization, the Jewish Chronicle reported. The IHRA definition was officially adopted by […]

The Trade Union Movement Must Organise Minimum Wage Workers

Above photo: A trade union rally in Trinidad. Al Jazeera. The twenty-first century has seen the Trade Union Movement in Trinidad and Tobago consistently under attack, severely criticized and victimized by the ruling economic and political elites. The thousands of sugar workers were the first group of organised workers this century to suffer mass retrenchment. […]

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