FROM Jonathan Timm
Millennials Are Unionizing The decline of manufacturing in the US has meant a decline of organized labor, but new media may be leading the Millennial Generation back to the future. First, employees of Gawker Media joined the Writers’ Guild and this week workers for the Huffington Post announced plans to do the same thing. Jonathan Timm writes for Salon, BuzzFeed and the Atlantic Magazine, which published his recent article, " Can Millennials Save Unions? " Photo: AFGE
GOP 'Nukes' the Senate filibuster on SCOTUS nominees Senate Democrats today blocked Judge Neil Gorsuch's appointment to the US Supreme Court… but just for the moment. The Republican majority has changed the rules to force a likely confirmation as soon as tomorrow.
The flight bumping heard around 'round the world Recent video of a passenger forcibly removed from a United Airlines plane is a worst-case example of what's happened since consolidation into just four US-based carriers. Management seems to be tone-deaf to a decline in service — and even abuse — of passengers.