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Biden Repeals Trump’s Union-Busting Executive Orders

January 30, 2021

On Thursday, Biden signed an order to direct OSHA to establish a temporary safety standard for COVID-19, a top priority of the AFL-CIO. On Friday, he followed that up by taking action on a top priority for federal unions; repealing Trump’s anti-union […]

Chicago Teachers Strike Could Upend Reopening Plans

January 30, 2021

Days before Chicago Public Schools planned to reopen for all elementary school students, a teachers strike could shut down the nation’s third-largest school district. The district and union are clashing over how to reopen schools safely […]

Cicely Tyson, Pioneering Hollywood Icon, Dies at 96

January 28, 2021

Emmy- and Tony-winning actress Cicely Tyson, who distinguished herself in theater, film and television, died on Thursday afternoon. She was 96. “I have managed Miss Tyson’s career for over 40 years, and each year was a privilege […]

Cannes Film Festival Officially Delayed from May until July

January 28, 2021

Cannes 2021 just got hotter. The annual film festival, which prides itself on launching the premieres – and careers – of some of the world’s top directors, will now take place at the height of summer, following concerns over the Covid pandemic. […]

The Rise of One of the First Video Game Workers Unions

January 28, 2021

“Online gaming culture had a track record of toxic culture,” writes Sarah Jaffee in News Opener, “particularly the right-wing ‘Gamergate’ movement, and that kind of culture rubbed off on the workplace. Games companies, in the wake of […]

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