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 […]
‘Manders asks her whether there is “any reason at all for an abortion,” and she answers: “Not in my book.” For clarity, he says: “So, in other words, rape and incest would not be something?” And Angle replies with this reasoning: “You know, I’m a Christian, and I believe that God has a plan and […]
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 […]
“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 […]
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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…
What a waste of political capital. Glenn Greenwald: Guantanamo and presidential priorities Now that it's acknowledged the camp will not be closed even by 2013- the White House's modus operandi becomes clear
"The testimony at trial was that Burge led a group of Chicago detectives who spent the 1970s and 1980s routinely and systematically torturing crime suspects. The detectives used cattle prods to shock and burn their victims. They used plastic bags and typewriter covers to suffocate them until they lost consciousness. They used phone books to […]
Krugman's calling it. The Third Depression There was the Long Depression- then the Great Depression- and now we are in the early stages of a third depression. This one is primarily a failure of policy.
Can't they just ask payroll for his current address? CIA Not Really Sure Where Osama Bin Laden Is The CIA hasn't had 'precise' intelligence on Osama Bin Laden's location since the early 2000s- says agency director Leon Panetta- putting the al Qaeda chief in the same category as Sisqo- the publishing industry and Jennifer Aniston's […]