I am no expert on psychiatry. I do however have a great interest in American visions of the Soviet Union. Albert Maysles’ 1955 film “Psychiatry in Russia” is a pretty interesting entry in that category. )
Rust never sleeps, Neil Young warned in an album of the same title back in 1979. And so it is with revisionism from the left, especially when it comes their failed utopia of yore, the Soviet Union. For nearly 20 years after the unforgettable...Show More Summary
More evidence that the online money transfer space is heating up significantly, as startups aim to disrupt the banks and incumbents such as Western Union. Money transfer startup Azimo has closed a $10 million series A round. Read Mo...
Apple has received final approval for its upcoming Union Square Apple Store from the San Francisco Planning Commission and the city’s Board of Supervisors, reports Re/code. With the go ahead from the city, Apple can begin construction...Show More Summary
Re/code reports that the city of San Francisco has finally granted Apple permission to begin work on its iconic new Union Square retail center, which the company has said will be “more iconic than the glass cube in New York City.” The store, pictured in the rendering above, has been in the works for almost a year […]
After Harry Reid's "Addicted to Koch" speech, right-wingers went out and whined about how unions spend more on politics than the Kochs do. Except they don't. And to prove that, New Republic did some simple math. But is it really so extraordinary?...Show More Summary
(Reuters) - Anti-union Volkswagen workers will get a chance to defend the results of a mid-February union election that the United Auto Workers lost at a Chattanooga, Tennessee VW plant, the U.S. National Labor Relations Board has decided.
Scott Lively attributes the invasion of Ukraine somehow to Russia's conflicts with the U.S. and European Union over LGBT rights. Featured Image: read more
All'onda in Union Square feels more grown up than most of its surroundings and more lively and spry than its established fine dining neighbors. The Italy-with-dabs-of-Asia menu has some next-level moments of radiance here—but what they add up to is still up in the air.
I'm shocked I have to write this piece now. Bob Crow, probably the most effective trade union leader of this generation has been cruelly snatched away from our movement. Our thoughts have to be with those who feel his passing most keenly - his family, his friends, his close comrades. Show More Summary
If Bob Crow had had an Irish double in the trade union movement he would have found a way to duck any sort of social partnership that limited his capacity to negotiate for his members, and shrug off the offence taken by his union colleagues. He kept it simple. He was out for everything he […]
Leaders of the nation’s building trades unions again are urging President Obama to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline -- suggesting there could be consequences for Democrats in the November elections.
Because the sun rose in the east today and will set in the west, it’s time to talk about cheese: Specifically, Parmesan cheese made in the United States. The European Union is setting up to fight to keep American-made cheese from having the right to be called Parmesan. The EU has put European trade names like Parmesan, feta and Gruyere … [More]
A well-known Howard Stern superfan got into big trouble with police Monday in NYC -- after "Booey bombing" a live newscast in Union Square... and the footage is pretty hilarious.Kemberly Richardson was doing a live shot for WABC when the fan -- who…
Tributes by opponents and supporters after death of Bob Crow, rail union boss who inflicted misery on passengers but delivered for his members Bob Crow’s death from a heart attack at the age of 52 leaves a substantial hole in the trade union movement. And in the industrial and political life of London. The news [...]
In life, Bob Crow embodied his team Millwall's famous song, "No-one likes us, we don't care". In death, those who once condemned him and who he regarded as his enemies - Tory cabinet ministers, the Mayor of London and, yes, the leader...Show More Summary
(Reuters) - The U.S. National Labor Relations Board has decided that anti-union Volkswagen workers can defend the results of a mid-February union election that the United Auto Workers lost at a Chattanooga, Tennessee VW plant.