I just got rickrolled by The Guardian
Wednesday, 14 September 2022

15,000 Healthcare Workers Are Out on the Largest Private-Sector Nurses Strike in U.S. History

quote [ Claiming that nurses are continually being expected to go against their own moral compass while on the job, Anaas said that hospital administrators are corporatizing healthcare, in part by advising nurses to use ??cookie cutter patient plans? rather than rely on their own expertise.

On Monday, September 12, around 15,000 nurses in Minnesota walked off the job for a three-day strike, citing staffing and safety concerns as well as ongoing contract disputes at 15 hospitals in the Twin Cities and Duluth metro areas. ]

U.S. Railroad Workers Inch Closer to a Possible National Strike

Massive labor uprisings are about the only thing giving me hope nowadays. But it does mean we are going to be seeing shit hit the fan in these coming years as covid/long covid kills off more people and removes more people from the workforce. If you thought we had supply chain issues before, you ain't seen nothing yet.
[SFW] [politics] [+1 Informative]
[by steele@7:56pmGMT] [0 comments]

Friday, 2 September 2022

In search of a workable democracy

quote [ It's really an academic bias that assumes that the reason is the thing that has this kind of special unique place in democracy. We think of our ideas about how democracy works are supposed to be founded on the idea that it's possible to have public discourse where reason to some extent prevails. ?I am, kind of, questioning that. ]

Towards a kinder, gentler politics.

Also a different way of discussing politics for Dems
[SFW] [politics] [+2]
[by yunnaf@1:13amGMT] [7 comments]

Saturday, 27 August 2022

Proud Boys founder Gavin McInnes Arrested

quote [ There is speculation the far-right figure was arrested live on air, but there has been no confirmation from law enforcement. ]

Seems like the feds might have got him. This appears real, but still not a lot of info given from any article i have seen
[SFW] [politics] [+5 Good]
[by rylex@12:02amGMT] [2 comments]

Tuesday, 9 August 2022

Russia Backs Europe?s Far Right

quote [ ?Perfect! Grazie Alexey! Send us amendments to the text, so we can make the ?good fight,?? he answered. ]

Joint effort of several European outlets. Nothing surpising on those parties, mind.
[SFW] [politics]
[by Paracetamol@2:31pmGMT] [4 comments]

Monday, 8 August 2022

Why Are Democrats Funding The Far Right?

quote [ Everybody knows the democrats and the republicans hate each other. All they ever talk about on Fox and CNN is how stupid and "authoritarian" the other side is. So...why are democrats funding some of the most far right candidates? ]

Don't mind me, I'm just pricing kevlar by the yard to try and bulletproof the walls of my van.
[SFW] [politics]
[by steele@9:04pmGMT] [4 comments]

Thursday, 7 July 2022

Embattled UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson resigns

quote [ His resignation will trigger an internal election to pick a new leader of the Conservative Party, who will also be the next prime minister. He steps down after defections left him unable to govern. ]

giving you the latest news on bumbahole boris johnson
[SFW] [politics] [+4 Good]
[by ScoobySnacks@11:55amGMT] [11 comments]

Sunday, 3 July 2022

Is Retirement Still Achievable?

quote [ Let's face it, it's hard enough just to get by these days. Saving for retirement? Now that's a pipe dream for most Americans. Why is that? Are things really that bad? Let's take a look at retirement trends in the United States and see what's behind these worrying developments. ]

When you love what you do, you don't need to retire! #AdminLife #SEAdmin #Influencer #SubscribeForMoreContent #IHaveNoHealthCare #SoulCrushed #SocialSecurityWillBeDepeleteBeforeI'mEligible #BothPartiesAreAttackingSocialSecurityAndMedicare
[SFW] [politics]
[by steele@2:58pmGMT] [3 comments]

Thursday, 30 June 2022

Supreme Court rules for coal-producing states, limits EPA's power to fight climate change

quote [ Ruling in favor of coal-producing states, Supreme Court says Congress, not the EPA, has the authority to make decisions on fighting climate change. ]

I've been doing a lot of reading lately. The latest Andreas Malm book is quite good. Not nearly as instructional as one would hope though.

[SFW] [politics] [+2]
[by steele@4:46pmGMT] [1 comment]

Friday, 24 June 2022

Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, ending right to abortion upheld for decades

quote [ The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned the constitutional right to an abortion, reversing Roe v. Wade, the court's five-decade-old decision that guaranteed a woman's right to obtain an abortion. ]

We still be fightin' over roe versus wade
[SFW] [politics] [+10 Balls Nasty ]
[by ScoobySnacks@2:45pmGMT] [30 comments]

Wednesday, 8 June 2022

Let's Talk About Shoplifting | Renegade Cut

quote [ Welcome, new employee! Mind your own business. ]

Time for a bit more of what steele pushes on us, but from another angle. viva la breadtube!

[SFW] [politics] [+2 Underrated]
[by ooo[......7@5:41pmGMT] [2 comments]

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