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On January 5th 2018 mother Amy Birnkrant along with her daughter and son were the victims of a triple murder/suicide at the hands of their own husband and father. Family members are now tasked with the unimaginable job of handling their loved ones house with contents, accounts, and sadly the r...
The Labor Prospect: What Scalia’s Death Means for Unions
The impact of Scalia's death goes way beyond Friedrichs, plus West Virginia goes right-to-work, and Minneapolis moves toward mandatory sick leave.
LONG STORY SHORT WITH LESLIE WILCOX Florence “Johnny” Frisbie: Life Lessons from Pukapuka Atoll
Most of the time, it was a kind of challenge that was exciting. It was. I think it’s because, you know, we live on small islands, and we go out on the reef, and the big waves wash suddenly, and we’re down and struggling to get up again. And it was perhaps that background and upbringing that we had this great sense of excitement, you know. And yet, it’s partly survival Florence “Johnny” Frisbie grew up living far away from the comforts of a traditional population center, surviving on whatever food a small coral atoll and the ocean might provide. The odyssey of Johnny Frisbie, next, on Long Story Short. Long Story Short with Leslie Wilcox is Hawai‘i’s first weekly television program produced and broadcast in high definition. Aloha mai kakou. I’m Leslie…
Academe’s Extinction Event: Failure, Whiskey, and Professional Collapse at the MLA
Republicans Think They've Finally Figured Out How to Kill Unions
The Great 1970 Mail Strike that Stunned the Country
(This article first appeared in the March-April 2017 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) In March of 1970, the United States had been in a financial and commerce standstill for two weeks. Tired of poor working conditions and low pay, postal employees went on strike at 499 post offices in 13 states. Mail piled up and went undelivered while the eyes of the nation were focused on the strikers. Time magazine wrote that it was “the strike that stunned the country.”
Why the school ‘accountability movement’ based on standardized tests is nothing more than ‘a...
A new book by a Harvard testing expert spells it out. Here's a Q&A with him.
Search is on for fire captain missing since Monday
A loved and respected veteran firefighter, Capt. Wayne Habell, of Fire Station 73 in Newhall, is now the subject of a missing person’s report that says he has been missing since Monday. The 43-year-old married father
This Is Why So Many Children Are Dying In Border Patrol Custody
Five kids have died in U.S. custody since December, and experts warn it will keep happening.
Gorsuch will tip Supreme Court on key labor issue, liberals fear
Organized labor is bracing for a major hit to union power now that Neil Gorsuch has a seat on the Supreme Court.