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May 15 2023
Brandon Johnson: His rise from union organizer to Chicago’s new progressive mayor, and the challenges he inherits
Brandon Johnson will be sworn in as Chicago’s 57th mayor on Monday, kicking off a new era at City Hall that he promises will be the city’s most progressive and transformative administration yet. The mayor-elect, 47, will enter his inauguration ceremony on a mission to uplift the working class after campaigning on an anti-establishment platform that denounced what he called “the tale of twoChicago Tribune
Mar 22 2023
"Georgians have clearly stated that they are in favor of European integration" - NATO Secretary General
The Georgian people have made it clear that they want integration into the Euro-Atlantic region and democratic prosperity for their country, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg stated in an annual report.
He also welcomed the Georgian parliament’s decision on the so-called “foreign agent law” and called on Georgia’s political leaders to work together on necessary reforms.
Jun 24 2016
David Cameron resigns after UK votes to leave European Union
David Cameron has resigned, bringing an abrupt end to his six-year premiership, after the British public took the momentous decision to reject his entreaties and turn their back on the European Union.The Guardian
Apr 18 2023
Ben & Jerry's supports Vermont workers' unionization drive
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont ice cream maker Ben & Jerry’s said Tuesday it supports a plan to unionize by the workers at a retail shop in the same city where the brand, known as much for its social activism as its products, was founded. Ben & Jerry's said, in a statement, it shares “the goal of advancing justice, both inside and outside our company.” The ice cream manufacturer wasTimes Union
May 01 2023
Ryan Walters calls Oklahoma teacher unions a 'terrorist organization' in Capitol hearing
In front of an overflow crowd, Oklahoma's top education official called teacher unions "terrorist organizations" and blamed his predecessor for leaving his agency a "dumpster fire" while answering pointed questions from lawmakers for over two hours Monday at the Capitol. State schools Superintendent Ryan Walters' most incendiary comments prompted groans from Democrats before the meeting cameThe Oklahoman
May 01 2023
Ryan Walters calls teachers' unions 'terrorist organizations' in heated legislative hearing
OKLAHOMA CITY — Tensions flared Monday as House lawmakers grilled Oklahoma’s controversial state superintendent about how he’s managing public school operations across the state. In a packed meeting at the state Capitol, Superintendent Ryan Walters doubled down on his culture wars campaign rhetoric and support for school choice policies, called teachers' unions “terrorist organizations” andTulsa World
Apr 22 2023
Ohio Republican Proposes Reparations for Descendants of White Union Soldiers
As debates continue over whether and how best to compensate African Americans for the crimes of slavery, one Ohio Republican has decided to toss another idea into the ring: reparations for white people. Bernie Moreno, a business owner seeking to challenge Democratic Senator Sherrod Brown in 2024, suggested at a campaign event this week that white descendants of soldiers who fought for theDaily Beast
Mar 16 2023
Group of Nissan workers at plant in anti-union Tennessee to vote on forming union
Several dozen workers among thousands at a Nissan factory in Tennessee will hold a long-delayed vote on whether to unionize Thursday. Those leading the drive hope for an elusive win at a foreign-owned auto assembly plant in the traditionally anti-union South. After years of legal wrangling that spanned two presidential administrations, organizers successfully argued that the group of 75 toolFortune
Feb 07 2020
Gordon Sondland, witness in impeachment inquiry, recalled from post in European Union
Another high-profile witness in President Trump’s impeachment inquiry, U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland, said Friday he’s been recalled.
“I was advised today that the president intends to recall me effective immediately as United States Ambassador to the European Union,” Mr. Sondland said in a statement. He expressed gratitude to Mr. Trump “for having given me theWashington Times
May 21 2023
Padres continue reeling, lose series opener to Red Sox [The San Diego Union-Tribune :: BC-BBO-REDSOX-PADRES:SD]
SAN DIEGO — The San Diego Padres will make every effort to add help by the trade deadline, if they must. For now, however, the $246 million roster that was put together in the offseason will have to suffice. “We have a team that we like a lot,” Padres President of Baseball Operations A.J. Preller said Friday afternoon. “We have high expectations. We feel like we have a lot of talent, someDaily Republic