Ebola Deaths Top 1,000 in Congo Amid Clinic Attacks

Ebola can spread quickly and kills in up to 90 percent of cases. Symptoms include fever, vomiting, diarrhea, muscle pain and at times internal and external bleeding, and can start to occur between two and 21 days from infection, according to the World Health Organization.

Ebola Deaths Top 1,000 in Congo Amid Clinic Attacks

By The Associated Press

More than 1,000 people have died from Ebola in eastern Congo since August, the country’s health minister said on Friday, …

It’s time to call out Disney — and anyone else rich off their workers’ backs

In 2017, with the quiet encouragement of corporations across the country, Congress passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. As billions of dollars landed in the laps of management, they spent as a rule not on their workforces but on wealth-enriching strategies such as stock buybacks and, yes, executive pay. Disney worked quietly to try to defeat a ballot initiative to lift the minimum wage paid by certain employers to $15 an hour in Anaheim, Calif., which passed this past November.

It’s time to call out Disney — and anyone else rich off their workers’ backs

By Abigail Disney (Washington Post)

April 23

Abigail Disney is the president of Fork Films, founder of Peace is Loud and co-founder

Why is Governor Cuomo Attacking a Longtime Labor Ally?

The governor’s repeated sling at 32BJ, which has more than 160,000 members across the country, mostly in New York, was again an odd inclusion among multi-million dollar firms and business interests, not to mention the teachers unions that he has often warred with during his tenure, finding something of a ceasefire in recent years.

Why is Governor Cuomo Attacking a Longtime Labor Ally?

By Samar Khurshid (Gotham Gazette)

Governor Andrew Cuomo, a third-term Democrat, has in recent weeks repeatedly lashed out at state legislators from …