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History of an Eventful Myth: the 8-hour day (tags)
Since industrialization, it has been the norm for wage-earners of all ages, including children, to work 15 to 16 hours a day. There was no time for rest. An impoverishment of the working class was the result.
Economic Recessions in America (tags)
The US economy, and for that matter the global economy, is a living, breathing thing. With that analogy in mind, we find that the comparison is closer than most of us would normally think.
Japan's Leaking Water Radiation 100,000 Times Above Normal (tags)
West LA Community Fights to Stop Corporate Jets at Santa Monica Airport (tags)
WEST LOS ANGELES, April 20, 2010 – Residents of West Los Angeles neighborhoods impacted by the increase in corporate jet traffic at the Santa Monica airport held a press conference and marched to the airport this Sunday. The 70 year old Santa Monica airport which was once a relatively quite airport for small single engine private planes has become the nation’s busiest small airport for large corporate jets in within a densely populated residential area.
Is Bush the Lesser a Psychopath? (tags)
Guatemala: Asesinan a dirigente sindical bananero. (tags)
SITRABI: UNA HISTORIA DE AGRESIONES. En octubre de 1999, varios lideres sindicales de SITRABI (Sindicato de Trabajadores Bananeros de Izabal) fueron secuestrados por un grupo paramilitar al servicio de las grandes plantaciones bananeras de Guatemala, para obligarles a incitar a sus propios afiliados por la radio de la plantación a abandonar el sindicato.
April Was Third Warmest Ever (tags)
Yesterday NOAA reported that the global mean temperature for April ranked as the 3rd warmest in recorded history. This is in the trend for the past 11 years. March was the fifth warmest on record. Dec. to Feb. was the warmest on record. 2006 was the warmest year on record. 2005 tied for the warmest year on record. 10 of the 11 warmest years on record have occurred since 1995.
Letter From Beirut (tags)
From a woman sitting on her balcony in Beirut
The End of Security (tags)
The state has a social nature and isn't only a security and power state. If the state is reduced to a trough or waterboy for capital, the class compromise is dissolved and justice becomes an abstraction. Neoliberal myths legitimate the growing precariousness
Invisible Children (tags)
I am a guardian ad-Litem, author, speaker, and writer on children’s issues working to draw attention to the millions of American children reported to Child Protection Systems every year. Our schools and prisons are filled with them. They need our voices and our help. Teachers know the difficulties caused by traumatized children in their classrooms. Extraordinary drop out rates and failing students are being blamed on poor teaching and the influx of immigrants today. This is an outrage. Not enough attention is brought to the severely damaged children being managed by public education or the poor political stewardship that has brought these conditions to be. Let’s build a grassroots movement to bring attention to the issues of abused and neglected children.
Why do Homo sapiens Drive Cars? (tags)
Homo sapiens can be trained to do many tricks and learn many different skills. However, because we developed a complex "Word" language (attaching named sounds and actions to named concepts), we can also become tricked by those Alphas (male and female) who use our "Word" language as a weapon.
Normalcy: The Most Common Mental Illness (tags)
Just what is mental illness?
A Sad Day For Civil Liberty In Israel (tags)
The only "Democracy" in the Middle East locks up a Man for writing a Pamphlet informing people of their Legal "Rights".
INTERESTING SHUTTLE DISASTER FACTS (tags)
Alex Jones of Infowars.com reveals several startling facts about the shuttle disaster.
Shop Everyday As If It Were Your Last Shopping Day, America! (tags)
Economists, in an effort to curb a recession which some are calling inevitable, have urged that the American public–those still with jobs anyway–go back to their daily routines and reengage in normal consumer behavior....
School Lunch story in Youth NewspaperNormal (tags)
Normal Heights Elementary School has a youth newspaper.
COUP WATCH: Supreme Court Stay 7 Steps Outside Normal -- Red Rock Eater News (tags)
Reading the candidates' briefs makes clear just how astonishingly spurious the Supreme Court's stay of the Florida election contest was. It is, by my count, seven giant steps outside of the normal legal standards for such a thing. Here's the situation in 600 words.