• Today in Labor History
    Sept. 8, 1997
    Some 2,600 Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) workers begin what is to be a successful six-day strike for higher pay and against a two-tier wage system. ~ DC Labor


  • JULY 2021
    Posted On: Jul 19, 2021

    The beginning of the end for corporate journalism?
    July 7, 2021 | The last few decades have seen enormous changes and restructuring of journalism and news reporting, especially at the local level. In the past, large daily newspapers assigned reporters to cover local news in small communities, providing timely coverage of current events in that area. However, this became increasingly expensive and decreased profitability. One by one, newspapers, unable to keep up with rising costs, have either merged, gone out of business, or been taken over by big corporations seeking to monopolize the flow of information to maximize investor profits… People’s World

    Maryland offers $50,000 scholarships in vaccine push for teens
    July 8, 2021 | State residents ages 12-17 who both live and are vaccinated in Maryland will be eligible to win in Maryland’s “VaxU” incentive program. Two scholarships a week will be awarded every week through Labor Day… Details here


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