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Brett Kavanaugh Filled The 5th Circuit With Execution Judges (tags)

Kavanaugh by force denied a teen abortion, by force prevented handicapped victims of guardians from refusing medical procedures, convinced Bush to nominate torture brief writing John Roberts, filled the 5th circuit with pro execution and antiabortion judges, making it the most executing circuit court of all,

Circus Elephants Used for Children’s Rides Go Out of Control (tags)

Animal Defenders International (ADI) has released film of elephants used for children’s rides fighting as workers try to control them with bullhooks, metal bars and stun guns.

Monsanto: Profits Above Human Health (tags)

Monsanto

Flu Epidemic Hysteria (tags)

vaccines

NV; Fatality from Ruby Pipeline Construction (tags)

El Paso corporation's rush to complete the Ruby Pipeline in northern Nevada resulted in a worker's fatality as safety procedures were skipped and work continued despite the frigid temps and icy surfaces. The time required to complete this project is being shortened by the corporate profit motive, and the human nature to make serious mistakes is increased as workers grow weary from long hours and colder temperatures.

Dangerous conditions at Kaiser Baldwin Park reported to Dept. of Health, OSHA, JCAHO (tags)

Despite 2003 shooting, management refuses to take basic steps to protect employees from outsider who threatened their lives

Corporate manslaughter (tags)

Blankenship murdered the miners and he'll kill again unless he's stopped

Montcoal, WV; Massey Energy Cited 1,300 Times For Safety Violations (tags)

Following the recent cave in of a coal mine in Montcoal, WV evidence shows that despite over 1,300 safey violations Massey CEO Don Blankenship failed to act as needed to provide workers with a safe work environment. Once again profit placed over human lives by short-sighted CEO of Massey. The current body count of 25 miners with four still missing shows neglecting safety can have tragic consequences.

Ineffectiveness and Dangers of Flu Shots (tags)

they contain a toxic brew

Starbucks plans to settle another labor complaint one more reason why we need the EFCA NOW (tags)

Starbucks has reached a settlement in principle over a Michigan barista whom the National Labor Relations Board said was fired in June because of his union activities. " By Poster: This is One More Reason WHY WE NEED THE EMPLOYEE FREE CHOICE ACT NOW!" www.employeefreechoiceactnow.org/

Peace and Freedom Candidates Ralph Nader and Matt Gonzalez in Oakland (tags)

Over 500 people turned out to hear presidential candidate Ralph Nader and his running mate Matt Gonzalez at Oakland’s Grand Lake Theater Sept. 30. The two are on the ballot in 45 states this year as Independents or on various party lines, including the Peace and Freedom Party in California. Several P&F candidates also spoke, as well as Cindy Sheehan, running as an Independent for Congress against House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

Workers walk off MGM Mirage Dubai World CityCenter Site in Protest (tags)

Union leaders: We'll picket until contractor meets demands for increased safety

Workers walk off MGM Mirage Dubai World CityCenter Site in Protest (tags)

Union leaders: We'll picket until contractor meets demands for increased safety

The War on Working Americans - Part II (tags)

Part II of how American workers are losing out.

Building Bridges Radio: Utah Mine Disaster; Midsummer Markets Meltdown (tags)

WBAI's Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report presents this 28.5 minute radio program. TO LISTEN CLICK ON INTERNET LINK BELOW

Labor Union - Labor Department to act on employee safety equipment (tags)

WASHINGTON (AP)Labor Union — The Labor Department has agreed to issue rules outlining an employer’s responsibility for the cost of workers’ safety equipment — two months after a lawsuit by the AFL-CIO and the United Food and Commercial Workers seeking such regulations. www.LABORUNIONRESOURCES.ORG

Comments on Greg Palast's New Book Armed Madhouse (tags)

PALAST EXPOSES US ELECTION FRAUD, CRIMES AGAINST IRAQ AND LOTS MORE

Even better eliminate all the stupid unneeded offices like state mine inspector! (tags)

DEMOCRACY IN AMERICA - IT'S SPELLED C-O-R-R-U-P-T-I-O-N (tags)

US past and present policy using a broader definition of corruption

A Mom's FYI: Reality Bites (tags)

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For the Sake of the Kids: West Virginia Residents Confront Massey Energy (tags)

While Massey Energy stockholders met at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City, parents, grandparents, and other residents of Coal River Valley, West Virginia rallied to oppose Massey's operations adjacent to Marsh Fork Elementary School. Two grandmothers and a third resident of the valley attempted to deliver a list of demands. The residents were met by the plant's head of security who refused to allow them to present their demands. When the residents again attempted to present their demands, they were arrested in a moving and dramatic act of civil conscience.

COOK COUNTY COVER UP (tags)

The City of Chicago tries to cover up death of six workers.

Ventilation no help against second hand smoke (tags)

Toronto pub's ventilation system exchanged the air 10 times an hour, but to reduce the second-hand smoke dangers to acceptable levels would require at least 34,000 air changes per hour.

[gangbox] LIFE IS CHEAP..BUT CONSTRUCTION DELAYS ARE EXPENSIVE (tags)

LIFE IS CHEAP...BUT CONSTRUCTION DELAYS ARE EXPENSIVE..or, why construction continues to be such a hazardous industry to work in..

The Bush Outrage(s) of the Month list (tags)

(see related story below) As part of its campaign to put a four-year limit on George W. Bush’s tenure at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, the AFL-CIO has drawn up what might be called the “Outrage of the Month” list of attacks against working people by the Bush administration since taking office in January 2001.

Blacked out union story on scab tortillas (tags)

National boycott of Azteca tortillas and chips...media is boycotting this story on 63 immigrant (Mexican American) workers (most are women) who are running their picket line 24 hours/day through the Chicago winter. Azteca's Mexican American owner is trying to break the union. Help us spread the word to end this 4 1/2 months ordeal.

Smallpox threat and your evaporating rights as a sheepizen of the U.S. (tags)

My title above, not the author of the Truthout editorial below..... Creep toward fascism (or run?). Vaccinations in the context of civil liberties. The ultimate rebuttal to proponents of Small Pox: "While these doctors state that smallpox vaccinations are dangerous, they are also clear that the threat of bio-attacks is slim and that even if there is bio-attack, it can be readily contained and mass vaccinations thus are not justified."

Bush rewards bosses, invokes Taft-Hartley (tags)

LOS ANGELES – The labor movement reacted with outrage to George W. Bush’s decision to invoke the unionbusting Taft-Hartley Act to end an employer lockout of the West Coast International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU). It was the first use of the law against the union since Richard Nixon invoked it in 1971 to interrupt a strike.

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