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Why It Matters That Norman Finkelstein Just Got Arrested Outside the Israeli Consulate

thenation.com — Passionate American opposition to Israeli policy has rarely been more important.
Jul 29, 2014

RT @JennaBPope: Article on the protest today: Why It Matters That Norman Finkelstein Just Got Arrested Outside the Israeli Consulate thenation.com/blog/180808/wh…

Jul 29, 2014

Why It Matters That Norman Finkelstein Just Got Arrested Outside the Israeli Consulate by @michelleinbklyn thenation.com/blog/180808/wh…

Jul 29, 2014

Why it matters that Norman Finkelstein just got arrested outside the Israeli consulate. #gaza m.thenation.com/blog/180808-wh…

Building a Progressive Alternative to ALEC | The Nation

thenation.com — Progressives need a counterweight to the ALEC, one built and operated with progressive values in mind. And soon, we might have one.

How One Unlikely Rodent Is Saving the American West-and Perhaps the Planet | The Nation

thenation.com — This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To stay on top of important articles like these, sign up to receive the latest updates from TomDispatch.com. The great novelist Wallace Stegner sorted the conflicting impulses in his beloved American West into two camps.
Jul 29, 2014

RT @RWMann: Dam terrorists, or? RT @thenation: Can these guys save the planet from environmental disaster? thenat.in/1rBJJxj pic.twitter.com/j0d5o0NsXd

House Bill Would Make Union Organizing a Civil Right | The Nation

thenation.com — For years, the American labor movement has been on the defensive as it has become harder and harder for workers to join or maintain a union. But some House Democrats are planning a dramatic counter-offensive: a bill that would make union organizing a civil right.
Jul 29, 2014

When people gripe about Congress, never forget: There are good Reps. trying to improve condition of peoples' lives--thenation.com/blog/180792/ho…

Jul 29, 2014

John Lewis, a civil rights hero, will introduce bill (w/Keith Ellison) that would make union organizing a civil right thenation.com/blog/180792/ho…

Jul 28, 2014

Lawmakers plan bill to make union organizing civil right, giving pro-union workrs more options if there's retaliation thenation.com/blog/180792/ho…

Jul 28, 2014

RT @KatrinaNation: Sweet--Reps. Keith Ellison & John Lewis will intro House Bill to Make Union Organizing a Civil Right | The Nation http:/…

Jul 28, 2014

Sweet--Reps. Keith Ellison & John Lewis will intro House Bill to Make Union Organizing a Civil Right | The Nation thenation.com/blog/180792/ho…

Poor Parents Need Work-Life Balance, Too | The Nation

thenation.com — The recent reports of moms getting arrested for leaving their kids unattended while they work or go to a job interview shows the reality of "work-life balance" when you're living paycheck to paycheck. The burden for many low-wage hourly workers isn't seeking balance, it's walking a tightrope.
Jul 28, 2014

RT @nextgen_usa: 40% of workers face unpredictable schedules, but "poor parents need flexibility more than anyone" says @meeshellchen bit.ly/1qbYSEI

Jul 28, 2014

RT @Grindato: Informative piece on proposed new workplace policies for low-income parents from @meeshellchen thenation.com/blog/180780/po… -h/t @JessicaSagerAOK

Jul 26, 2014

RT @bcgoyette: "The burden for many low-wage hourly workers isn’t seeking balance, it’s walking a tightrope." thenation.com/blog/180780/po…

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Five Israeli Talking Points on Gaza-Debunked | The Nation

thenation.com — Israel has killed almost 800 Palestinians in the past twenty-one days in the Gaza Strip alone; its onslaught continues. The UN estimates that more than 74 percent of those killed are civilians. That is to be expected in a population of 1.8 million where the number of Hamas members is approximately 15,000.
Jul 27, 2014

Noura Erekat Debunks Five Israeli Talking Points on Gaza-- | The Nation thenation.com/article/180783…

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Here’s What Happens When an NFL Player Beats His Fiancée Unconscious | The Nation

thenation.com — Two games. Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice was caught on a security camera dragging his unconscious wife-to-be Janay Palmer by the hair, after knocking her unconscious, and the National Football League has chosen to suspend him for two games.
Jul 26, 2014

RT @adriandix: The NFL's deeply insulting attitude to violence against women in the spotlight this week. thenation.com/blog/180775/bu…

Jul 25, 2014

Important read: Here's What Happens When an NFL Player Beats His Fiancée Unconscious m.thenation.com/blog/180775-bu…

Jul 25, 2014

"To discuss violence against women means...to talk about everything endemic in NFL that creates this culture." m.thenation.com/blog/180775-bu…

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