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Posted by Portside on July 23, 2017
In These Times
The word “companion” doesn’t sound oppressive at all: It appears quite the opposite. A companion is supportive, nurturing, loyal. But that word was used for decades to deny basic labor protections to workers who provide in-home assistance to people with disabilities.
Posted by Portside on July 23, 2017
The Indypendent
In Staten Island, one union local is propelling a growing labor-community alliance deep in New York’s Republican recesses.
Posted by Portside on July 23, 2017
The American Prospect
Veterans of the Contract Buyers League hit the doors again.
Posted by Portside on July 23, 2017
Rolling Stone
Russia isn't as strong as we think, but they do have nukes – which is why beating the war drum is a mistake
Posted by Portside on July 23, 2017
Union of Concerned Scientists
This administration and its allies in Congress are undermining science-based policies, violating the principles of scientific integrity, showing contempt for the role of science in general, and seeking to dismantle the very processes by which science informs public policy.
Posted by Portside on July 23, 2017
In These Times
Tufts Medical Center nurses went back to work on Monday after launching the first Boston nurses’ strike in more than three decade. Despite the collective action, the roughly 1,200 nurses who walked out still face barriers to a satisfactory resolution.
Posted by Portside on July 23, 2017
Teen Vogue
In this op-ed, Lincoln Blades argues that HBO's new show Confederate is an unnecessary series that turns a blind eye to the world we currently live in.

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