Leader of the Public and Commercial Services union became ill after apparently contracting a virus from his dog Mark Serwotka, the leader of the largest civil service union, has had a successful heart transplant operation, with the medical team at Papworth hospital, Cambridgeshire, saying they were very happy about how the new heart was performing. Show More Summary
Today being the last teaching day of fall semester, I finally get to reveal to my students the outcome of the American Civil War. Ordinarily, I would resort to boring clichés about how the Union won the war only to squander the aftermath, or how blood drawn by the lash was repaid with blood drawn […]
To the editor: Michael Hiltzik writes, “To dispense with the prospect of California’s seceding from the union: On the gonna-happen scale, it’s a Not.” He mentions civil war or a constitutional amendment as two ways to secede. (“Should California secede? How the state is politically out of step...
Sharon Van Etten, Beirut, Grizzly Bear’s Daniel Rossen, and more have announced a pair of benefit shows for Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union. Kevin Morby, Helado Negro, Hand Habits, and Ruth Garbus will alsoShow More Summary
WASHINGTON — The American Civil Liberties Union and over a dozen LGBT groups sent a letter to President Barack Obama today urging the commutation of Chelsea Manning’s sentence for disclosing classified information to the media to raise public awareness regarding the impact of war on innocent civilians. Show More Summary
The Drums are headlining a benefit concert for the American Civil Liberties Union this Thursday at 8pm in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.
A federal magistrate in San Francisco says the American Civil Liberties Union can proceed with a nationwide suit challenging government contracts to religious organizations that provide care for minors who enter the United States onShow More Summary
Black students at New York City's public schools are arrested at a rate 10 times higher than their white peers, according to a new report on school discipline from the New York Civil Liberties Union. [ more › ]
Suspensions dropped in city schools by nearly 16% in the 2015-16 year, according to a data analysis the New York Civil Liberties Union.
This story originally appeared in Capital & Main. Sign up for email alerts from Capital & Main. Maria Elena Durazo knows about immigrant workers, labor and civil rights. She has been the hospitality union UNITE HERE’s General Vice President for Immigration, Civil Rights and Diversity since 2014. Show More Summary
Women’s health groups, two branches of the American Civil Liberties Union, Planned Parenthood of the South Atlantic, and the Center for Reproductive Rights have filed a lawsuit against North Carolina’s forced-birther law that bars abortions...Show More Summary
The port city of Savannah, Georgia, was where the Union Army’s General William Tecumseh Sherman completed the Sherman’s March to the Sea during the American Civil War. Today, it’s a lovely city, which apparently still has a Civil War souvenir or two hidden away. Read more...
NEW DELHI — Indian pilot unions are angry with the government. They say the authorities have now proposed new rules that may force them to fly sick. Earlier this month, India’s civil aviation ministry proposed changes to create stricter rules on pilots reporting for flight duty. When pilots report being sick, according to the new government proposal, […]
A man in Kentucky was denied a personalized license plate reading 'IM GOD,' reports WHAS. With the help of the state branch of the American Civil Liberties Union and the Freedom From Religion Foundation, he has filed a lawsuit. According...Show More Summary
A Good Bundle is offering 151 games, including indie hits like Gone Home and Proteus, for peanuts. 100 percent of the profits will be split between the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood. Read more...
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is reporting that many transgender people in the U.S. are concerned for their safety following the election of Donald Trump. According to ACLU attorney Chase Strangio (above), transgender people “are co… Read The post Transgender Americans Voice Safety Concerns Following GOP Election Victories: VIDEO appeared first on Towleroad.
Theresa May's pledge to transpose all European Union Law into UK legislation is turning out to be a logistical nightmare for civil servants charged with carrying out the task. May announced her plan to enshrine all EU law that currently impacts the UK into domestic legislation at the Tory conference in September. Show More Summary
By Christopher Zoukis In what the American Civil Liberties Union hailed as a groundbreaking step, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced with great fanfare in August that it planned to stop using private prisons. The announcementShow More Summary
Transgender people "are concerned for their safety, survival and legal rights in the coming years," said Chase Strangio, an attorney with the American Civil Liberties Union who often works on transgender issues. — Many transgender people...Show More Summary
The two Republicans on the CNN State of the Union panel next morning both invoked the same word––"civility"––in response to Mike Pence's reception at a showing of Hamilton on Friday.