Walter Shaub complained that taxpayer dollars had been co-opted “for the benefit of a man whose idea of public service is the public serving him.”
By Lee Moran (Huffpost)
Walter Shaub, the former head of the U.S. Office of Government Ethics, on Friday critically described President
"American Jews must confront Solomon’s death and grapple with questions of racism in Israeli society. ...Beyond moral responsibility, confronting Solomon’s killing will bring American Jews to engage with Israel in a more complex and nuanced way. We would have to admit that Solomon’s killing is similar to many incidents of racist police brutality in America. Recognizing that Israeli culture suffers some of the same systemic problems of racism as America should bring us to explore the similarities between American and Israeli social inequities." - Mijan Bitton
By Mijal Bitton (JTA)
JERUSALEM – Israeli society has been gripped over the past week by the killing of Solomon Tekah, an …
Most members of the “exhausted majority,” and then some, dislike political correctness. Among the general population, a full 80 percent believe that “political correctness is a problem in our country.” Even young people are uncomfortable with it, including 74 percent ages 24 to 29, and 79 percent under age 24. On this particular issue, the woke are in a clear minority across all ages.
By Yascha Mounk (The Atlantic)
On social media, the country seems to divide into two neat camps: Call them the woke and …
Queens, one of the most diverse counties in the United States, has a population of more than 2.5 million, but just over 85,000 votes were cast on Tuesday, June 25, 2019.
By CBS News
A primary for Queens district attorney that was already receiving national attention as a proxy for the national fight between different …
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By Christine Chung (THE CITY)
A few months ago, Tiffany Cabán toiled in near anonymity as a public defender in Manhattan.
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August 2009 saw the birth of the now infamous labor news publication, LaborPress. This initiative was started by Neal Tepel in …
Ted Cruz And Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Team Up To Ban Lawmakers From Lobbying
By Sasha Ingber (NPR)
“Let’s make a deal,” said Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y.
“You’re on,” agreed Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas.
The two …
The lawsuit, filed in 2015, argues that the policy hinders integration of New York neighborhoods. The administration has defended the policy by noting local City Council members, in exchange for supporting affordable housing projects, often seek apartments for their constituents.
By Greg B. Smith (thecity.nyc)
The de Blasio administration is fighting to keep under wraps studies of its own data used to …
Why Do Black People Vote At All?
BROOKLYN, NY (Workers World Today) — Trump said in his 2015 presidential announcement speech:
“When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending …