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2:00PM Water Cooler 4/23/2017
April 24th, 2017, 12:28 PM
Today's Water Cooler: TPP, NAFTA, Shattered, DCCC University, manufacturing, retail and real estate, iron and coal, H1Bs, immigration, LSD
Trump and Congress Use Congressional Review Act to Roll Back 14 ‘Midnight’ Rules; More to Follow?
April 24th, 2017, 12:28 PM
Republicans use obscure 1996 law to roll back midnight rules. Federal courts are soon likely to consider its limits.
Newspaper Owned By Fracking Billionaire Leaks Memo Calling Pipeline Opponents Potential “Terrorists”
April 24th, 2017, 12:28 PM
States such as Oklahoma and North Dakota lead the way in repressing protest over pipeline and fracking activities.
Links 4/24/17
April 24th, 2017, 12:28 PM
Democrat Disunity: Hypocritical Media Attacks on Sanders
April 24th, 2017, 12:28 PM
The Democrats so can't stand Sanders' refusal to change his policies that they are undermining their own "Unity Tour" with press attacks.
Former Workers at Elon Musk’s SolarCity Allege Employment Abuses, Improper Installations
April 24th, 2017, 12:28 PM
Over 2000 former SolarCity workers allege labor violations, like denying overtime pay and bathroom breaks, as well as shoddy installations.
Please Come to Our Washington DC Area Meetup This Friday, April 28
April 23rd, 2017, 12:28 PM
Hope to see you at our meetup this Friday!
Trump DOJ to Continue FCPA Focus: More Smoke and Mirrors?
April 23rd, 2017, 12:28 PM
The focus on FCPA violations continues the DoJ’s smoke and mirrors enforcement policy, ignoring more serious corporate crime.
Links 4/23/17
April 23rd, 2017, 12:28 PM
Michael Klare: Climate Change as Genocide: Inaction Equals Annihilation
April 23rd, 2017, 12:28 PM
Famine has hit several African countries. This may be a harbinger of climate change’s future severe impact, particularly on the world’s poor.