Grossman: Will Workplace Safety Survive a Trump Presidency?

November 29, 2016

“How does Trump’s promise to reduce and eliminate regulations square with creating good, living-wage jobs?” writes Elizabeth Grossman in In These Times. “ How will his presidency affect workplace health and safety? What will happen to the gains […]

Krugman: Why Corruption Matters

November 28, 2016

“What’s truly scary is the potential impact of corruption on foreign policy,” writes Paul Krugman in The New York Times. “Foreign governments are already trying to buy influence by adding to Trump’s personal wealth, and he is welcoming their efforts. In case you’re wondering, yes, this is illegal, in fact […]

Wise: A Progressive Agenda for Renegotiating NAFTA

November 27, 2016

“Experts, from the United States, Canada and Mexico, identified ways in which different parts of the agreement favored multi- national firms at the expense of labor and the environment. The panel recommended a wholesale revision of […]

Lufthansa Pilots Union Pushes for Second Week of Strikes

November 27, 2016

Lufthansa’s principal pilots union is escalating its battle with Germany’s largest airline as it seeks to disrupt flights for a second week. Jörg Handwerg, a labor representative, said the renewed strike was being called after talks over pay […]

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