Archive for July 14, 2017

Why Millennials Should Lead the Next Labor Movement

(Source: New York Times opinion column by Kashana Cauley, July 13, 2017) I grew up in a household that neatly displayed its affiliations in the bathroom magazine rack. There were copies of Ebony, Essence and Jet that my dad brought home from work so that we could be in touch with our blackness in magazine…

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U.S. lawmakers fight White House transportation budget cut plan

(Source: Reuters, July 13, 2017) WASHINGTON, D.C. — The White House plan to cut transportation spending, privatize air traffic control and scrap long-distance train service is facing strong resistance in Congress. In May, the Trump administration proposed cutting discretionary U.S. Transportation Department spending by 12.7 percent, or $2.4 billion to $16.2 billion. Full story: Reuters Friday,…

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