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The University Endowment

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On February 15, 2021
As a public school kid all the way through and now a public university teacher, I am a bit resentful of how all the media attention for higher education focuses on the same elite institutions where all the reporters attended college. What a meritocracy we have in America! Despite this though, one thing that is […]
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Uber Targeting Labor Activists

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On August 29, 2020
This is an excellent but disturbing story about how the gig company consultants are personally targeting labor activists fighting to support AB5, the bill that gives gig workers employment rights. Dubal seems to have become a target in a complex campaign involving social media harassment, take-down articles on conservative websites and actions by at least […]
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This is disgusting but not at all surprising. Moderna’s stock price skyrocketed as much as 30% on Monday after the biotech company announced promising early results for its coronavirus vaccine. As ordinary investors piled in, two insiders were quietly heading for the exits. Moderna’s chief financial officer and chief medical officer executed options and sold […]

Lochnertastic

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On April 28, 2020

When I said the Republican Party was dedicated to killing workers, I wasn’t kidding. And of course, it’s when people’s access to endless meat is threatened that Republicans act to fo

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The New Gilded Age Marches On

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On February 26, 2020
Donald Trump once again has defeated neoliberalism: The National Labor Relations Board announced a new regulation on Tuesday that makes it harder to challenge companies over their labor practices, potentially affecting the rights of millions of workers. The rule, which will take effect on April 27, scales back the responsibility of companies like McDonald’s for […]
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