“Robert Kraft, whose Patriots face the Los Angeles Rams in the Super Bowl on Sunday, said Trump was “working very hard to serve the best interests of the country.””
More like best interest of people like him
Robert Kraft said Trump was “working very hard to serve the best interests of the country.”
800,000 mostly unionized workers have been working for almost a month without pay. The fact that there hasn’t been a general strike to end this egregious shutdown shows how weak, fractured, and neutered the U.S. labor movement is. Workers used to shut down entire cities in order to get pay raises, improve working conditions, and achieve an eight hour day. Now they don’t even whimper when they’re forced to work for nothing. America, home of the cowards
“If you’re in the elite that’s always held power in the traditional system, yeah, this is frightening because a growing set of politicians are refusing PAC money, for example,” he continued. “A growing set of candidates are no longer connected to the traditional sort of pipelines, and that’s scary if you want to hold onto power.”
The National Director of the left-leaning Working Families Party said in an interview that aired Monday on “Rising” that it is a “misassessment” to say that the Democratic Party moving too far to the left will ultimately hurt its candidates i
“The TUC’s general secretary Frances O’Grady highlighted that unions had fought for two-day weekends and limits on long hours – and that this is their next challenge.”
The TUC is using its annual conference to call for a technology-enabled shorter working week.
Bernie Sanders escalates war with Amazon, says he will ask OSHA to investigate ‘unsafe working conditions’ in warehouses
Amazon is garbage
In a response to a blog post by Amazon criticizing the senator for his criticisms of Amazon, Bernie Sanders indicated he will ask the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to investigate Amazon.
How are there still so many working class people who think trickle down works? It didn’t work under Reagan, didn’t work under Bush, isn’t working under trump. Hasn’t worked in Oklahoma, Kansas, or Wisconsin.
“Herein lies the radicalness – but also the strength – of what Labour proposes: automation is not to be avoided but instead embraced and repurposed for the benefit of all – most obviously through the liberation of our time. Concretely, if automation technologies are publicly managed, in some cases by the state, in others by workers’ cooperatives, the new economy could be a “gateway to a new settlement between work and leisure”.”
As Keynes understood the point of an economy is to distribute time and wealth so as to improve the lot of everyone. For him, the reduction of the working week to 15 hours was an obvious consequence of an economy that is efficient, high-tech and fundamentally for the public good – Corbyn gets that