Atkinson: We Hunted Down the 10 Best Films of 2016

December 30, 2016

“My number one and two, Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s Cemetery of Splendour and Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Lobster are, in fact, almost inscrutable, and all the more fabulous for it,” writes Michael Atkinson in In These Times. […]

Nader: Tripwires for the Trumpsters

December 29, 2016

“How can the restauranteur and fast-food chain magnate, Andrew Puzder, the next Secretary of Labor, escape being seen as conflicted when he has opposed labor unions and has opposed increases to the stagnant $7.25 per hour federal minimum wage?” writes Ralph Nader in CounterPunch. […]

Weekly Applications for US Jobless Aid Fall to 265,000

December 29, 2016

Fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, continuing a nearly two-year trend that suggests a solid job market. Weekly requests for jobless aid fell 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted 265,000, the Labor Department said […]

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