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The Daily Caller
Five Things Labor Unions Do To Celebrate Labor Day
For many Americans, Labor Day means one last long weekend to end the summer. But the U.S. Department of Labor describes the holiday as "a creation of the labor movement," meaning labor unions.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Reconnecting With The Very American Ideal That Labor Rights Are Human Rights
Congressmen. Keith Ellison and John Lewis have proposed legislation to protect union organizing as a civil right.
StephenCLE's Baseline House Ratings - Central Plains & Rocky Mountains
Hello DKE nation, and welcome to this penultimate edition of StephenCLE's baseline House Rankings.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Federal Government Sues Minnesota City For Rejecting A Proposed Islamic Center
The U.S. government is suing the city of St. Anthony, Minnesota for rejecting a proposal for a Muslim worship space two years ago, arguing that the city's decision is a violation of religious freedom.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Governor Delivers Message of Coexistance to Islamic Conference
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has told attendees of the Islamic Society of North America's annual convention in Detroit that he supports the peaceful coexistence of Jews and Muslims in the Middle East.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Re: Did You Know: US Gov't Paid Reparationsa To Slave Owners
Since writer and cultural critic Ta-Nehisi Coates made his compelling " Case For Reparations " in The Atlantic , it has been a hot-button topic and the questions have come fast and furious.
Jimmy Carter to Headline Fundraiser for Hamas Front Group
Former President Jimmy Carter will headline a fundraising convention for Hamas, a group which has been recognized by the U.S. as a terrorist organization dedicated to the destruction of Israel.
Should Union Organizing Be A Civil Right?
I am a law school graduate who went into teaching rather than legal practice and then began to see how badly government has mangled education at all levels.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
The Mississippi Press
Carver's union arguments are at odds with federal law
In a recent column, former Freedom Summer volunteer Ron Carver took me to task over my writings about the as yet unsuccessful attempts by organized labor throughout the South to organize the workers in "Detroit South" auto plants as a means to shore up plummeting membership in flagship unions like the United Auto Workers .
Mon Aug 25, 2014
New York Daily News
Jimmy Carter to headline annual convention of nation's largest Muslim organization
Former President Jimmy Carter is slated to headline the national convention of the biggest Muslim organization in the U.S. later this week.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Twin Cities Daily Planet
Police violence against Blacks incites unrest nationwide
Last year, long before most people had heard of Ferguson, Missouri, the United States Supreme Court struck down a key provision of the Voting Rights Act, in essence declaring that racism in the United States had ended.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Rep. Ron Erhardt allegedly said, 'I'll blow your head off' when contacted by gun rights group
Each election cycle, the Minnesota Gun Owners Civil Rights Alliance contacts the 280-plus candidates running for the Minnesota House in hopes of surveying them about their views on gun rights.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Nu Wire Investor
Helping Borrowers - The Inclusion of Rent and Utility Payments in Credit Scores
Credit scores are important to mortgage lenders, and that includes data-driven "crowdfunding" lenders.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Rev Sharpton To Endorse Sharia Law at CAIR Convention
Rabble rouser Rev. Al Sharpton will be the keynote speaker at a pro-Muslim Brotherhood and 'Stand up for Jihad' convention to be held in Arlington, Va.
Potential Blacklisting of Government Contractors Based on Labor Law Violations
On July 31, 2014, President Obama signed Executive Order 13673 , which will require companies bidding on federal contracts to disclose to agency contracting officers any violations of various federal wage and hour, discrimination, safety and health, labor and other laws , as well as equivalent state laws during the previous three years.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Senator Barbara Boxer: "Stop Funding Israeli Military Occupation of Gaza"
Join Codepink this Tuesday, 8/19, at noon when we gather at Senator Barbara Boxer's Oakland Office, 70 Washington St., Jack London Square.
The Indian Express
Labour Pains: The debate around workers and their rights in India
It is like India's clock stopped in the 1960s, and even liberalisation was the echo of a chime from long ago.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Bill would limit members of Congress in hiring family
From left, U.S. Reps. Keith Ellison, Erik Paulsen and Collin Peterson have all used campaign funds to hire family, a practice that would be banned under a bill introduced by Rep. Jackie Speier.
Minnesota Primary Recap
Minnesota held their binding primaries on Tuesday August 12th, which was the last of a many-tiered nomination process.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Ellison calls for Justice Department investigation of Ferguson, Mo. shooting
Ellison, D-Minn., went on Twitter to call for a "full, transparent investigation into the shooting of Michael Brown," adding that his "thoughts and prayers are with his family."