My eyes were opened at Purser Recurrent Training

United's HR attempts a snowjob with motivational speakers for its pursers – instead of a signed contract. UAL flight attendants have worked without a contract since January of last year. My eyes were opened at Purser Recurrent Training Representing 17-000 United Airlines Flight Attendants. AFA is the world's largest flight attendant union- with 55-000 members […]

Rand Paul Won’t Say How Old the Earth Is

Paul, a Presbyterian layman, campaigned at a Christian Home Educators of Kentucky convention where he was peppered with questions about his religious beliefs, brushing aside one about the age of the earth that he later described as ridiculous. “I’m not running for minister,” Paul said later. “I’m more than willing to stand up and say I’m […]

Why the EPA Turned Down the Dutch

“Three days after the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico began on April 20, the Netherlands offered the U.S. government ships equipped to handle a major spill, one much larger than the BP spill that then appeared to be underway. The Dutch know how to handle maritime emergencies. In the event of an oil […]

NOVA : The Spy Factory

NOVA : The Spy Factory Visit the companion website to the NOVA program The Spy Factory- watch streaming video of the hour-long broadcast episode- ask author James Bamford your questions about the National Security Agency- read an interview with Eleanor Hill- who led congressional hearings on the 9/11 attacks- and find out…