USCIS to Celebrate Independence Day by Welcoming Nearly 7,500 New Citizens

On July 4, we celebrate the day the Second Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence in 1776, declaring that the 13 American colonies regarded themselves as a new nation – the United States of America – and were no longer part of the British Empire. Each year, USCIS marks Independence Day with naturalization ceremonies.

USCIS to Celebrate Independence Day by Welcoming Nearly 7,500 New Citizens

By USCIS

WASHINGTON — This week, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will celebrate the Declaration of Independence and the birth of our country …

CEOs made 287 times more money last year than their workers did

The AFL-CIO’s analysis listed the CEOs who made the most money last year. Discovery CEO David Zaslav was at the top, making about $130 million. Disney CEO Bob Iger was up there too, with a $66 million payout.

CEOs made 287 times more money last year than their workers did

By Alexia Fernández, Jun 26, 2019, 8:20am (VOX)

After years of kicking and screaming, corporate executives have finally released pay data on …

Alanis Morissette on Pregnancy at 45, Childbirth, Postpartum Depression, and #MeToo

In (vulnerable, emotional, ecstatic) conversation with the musical icon. Ask someone about their pregnancy, and you’ll feel like you’re overstepping, and they’ll be hard-pressed to know where to begin, or how to communicate it.

Alanis Morissette on Pregnancy at 45, Childbirth, Postpartum Depression, and #MeToo

By Nicole Cliffe (SELF)

Let’s talk about the story of Alanis Morissette. To Canadians, she’s “Alanis,” and always will be. Alanis was …

 Janus v. AFSCME: So much for the labor movement’s funeral

"Labor leaders ought to thank Alito — and send chocolates to the Koch brothers for bankrolling the anti-union court case. Their brazen assault, combined with President Trump’s hostility toward labor, has generated a backlash, invigorating public-sector unions and making a case for the broader labor movement to return to its roots and embrace a more militant style." - Dana Milbank

 Janus v. AFSCME: So much for the labor movement’s funeral

By Dana Milbank

Something funny happened on the way to the labor movement’s funeral.

When Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. and his antilabor colleagues …