SoCal grocery workers authorize strike amid negotiations

Battered by two years of pandemic stress, tens of thousands of Southern California grocery workers voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike if supermarkets don’t meet their wage demands as negotiations on a new contract resume in the coming weeks. The vote, taken over five days, could lead to walkouts beginning at some Albertsons, Vons, Pavilions […]

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Branded Gaming Showers : Gaming Shower

FaZe Santana, the beloved gamer, recently became the face of the Irish Spring Nice-Smelling Gaming Shower — a groundbreaking innovation that ensures gamers don’t have to put down the controller. It will have a transparent plexiglass exterior and a classic gamers chair inside. The shower will feature a wash cycle featuring Irish Spring Body Wash, […]

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POLITICO-Harvard poll: 40 percent of parents believe masks at school harmed their kids

That would be an incredibly tough sell to parents of school-aged children, according to the survey. More than 4 in 10 believe mask-wearing harmed their children’s overall scholastic experience, compared to 11 percent who said it helped. Nearly half of parents said masks made no difference. Forty-six percent of parents said mask-wearing hurt their child’s […]

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Telkom and Icasa settle spectrum auction fight

Telkom and the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) reached an out-of-court settlement on Friday, ending the High Court litigation over high-demand spectrum. According to the settlement agreement, Icasa will start licensing spectrum that remains unassigned from the auction by no later than 30 June 2022. Icasa committed to concluding this licensing process within […]

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Exchange of the Day

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) was interviewed by Jonathan Swan: SWAN: So, moral red lines, where do you draw them? McCONNELL: Um, I am perfectly comfortable with the way I have conducted my political career and I’d be happy to respond to any specificity to the term… what was it? SWAN: Moral red lines. […]

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Hiltzik: We need a billionaires tax

After years of largely theoretical discussion among Democrats, the idea of a billionaires tax has now become official policy. Kudos to President Biden for putting the billionaires tax on the table as part of his budget proposal for fiscal 2023. As we’ve reported many times in recent years, a means of forcing the richest of […]

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