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Name: Lew
Gender: Male
Hometown: Bitely, MI
Home country: USA
Current location: Hesperia, MI
Member since: Thu Oct 1, 2015, 08:45 PM
Number of posts: 3,367

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With the Federal Indictments against Russia GRU, now is a good time to repeat this

Secret world Of Richard Nixon- having someone unstable in the White House

Like we have today, scary stuff

Supreme Court Decision Delivers Blow To Workers' Rights

Source: NPR

In a case involving the rights of tens of millions of private-sector employees, the U.S. Supreme Court, by a 5-4 vote margin, delivered a major blow to workers, ruling for the first time that workers may not band together to challenge violations of federal labor laws.
Writing for the majority, Justice Neil Gorsuch said that the 1925 Federal Arbitration Act trumps the National Labor Relations Act and that employees who sign employment agreements to arbitrate claims must do so on an individual basis and may not band together to enforce claims of wage and hour violations.

Read more: https://www.npr.org/2018/05/21/605012795/supreme-court-decision-delivers-blow-to-workers-rights

Al-Nakba: The Palestinian catastrophe - Episode 1 Featured Documentary

Today marks the 50th anniversary of My Lai massacre

On this day in 1968, a platoon of American soldiers brutally slaughter more than 500 unarmed civilians at My Lai, one of a cluster of small villages located near the northern coast of South Vietnam.

Full program

The Gilded Age PBS American Experience

when the industrial royalists ruled, not much has changed. The rich get richer and the poor get poorer.

Cuban Missile Crisis Secret Submarines

We have underestimated the Russians before, and it nearly started WWIII

40 years later: The Great Blizzard of 1978

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) Friday marks the 40th anniversary of one of the biggest blizzards to hit Michigan in recent history. The Great Blizzard of 1978 ranks as the number one snowstorm ever in Grand Rapids and much of the Lower Peninsula, Indiana and Ohio.


Wounded Knee 1973 We Shall Remain

50 years after Grand Rapids riot, black poverty worse

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) For three days, parts of Grand Rapids burned.

A race riot erupted in the city 50 years ago on July 25, 1967 fueled in part by discrimination, poverty and mistrust.

A half-century later, the racial divide in Grand Rapids is, in some ways, even wider.

The poverty rate among the city's blacks is worse now than it was during the riot, according to a Target 8 analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data. Not only that, the analysis found, Grand Rapids has the biggest gap among the state's large cities between black and white poverty.

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