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Louisiana's Democratic governor signs abortion ban into law
"doesn't contain exceptions for pregnancies from rape or incest." Gee.
wut: "Voters overwhelmingly backed President Bush for re-election in 2004 and selected their first Republican U.S. senator since Reconstruction."
wut: a Lousiana democrat
wut: The Louisiana Democrat, 1859-1903

Angola State Prison
House: 59 (R), 35 (D), 3 (I), 7 (VACANT); Fun Fact: $16,800/year salary, 4 year term
Senate: 25 (R), 14 (D)

22 chamber slaves of the patriarchy
10 (D), 12 (R)
wut: "The board's ruling on child care upset several public officials once it went public."

archived public property

"without restriction as to reason"
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Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Thu May 30th, 2019 at 11:38:28 PM EST
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On Eve of Union Vote, Chattanooga VW Workers Describe Rampant Workplace Injuries
"We need a union because they are a multibillion-dollar company and they treat us like shit."
wut: "Amazon will create a new facility in Nashville with 5,000 jobs."
wut: "Evangelical Christians at the dawn of the twenty-first century find themselves living in a period of historic transition."
wut: "Casada called for Tennessee Highway Patrol troopers to bring any missing lawmakers back to the House"
wut: "one of four states considering trigger bills this year"

General Assembly
House: 74 (R), 25 (D), 2 yr term; Fun Fact: $22,667/year salary
Senate: 29 (R), 5 (D), 4 yr term

20 chamber slaves of the patriarchy
7 (D), 12 (R), 1 (OTHER)
wut: "It remains unclear the potential impact on revenue Gilmore's bill would have"

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Wed Jun 12th, 2019 at 09:24:00 AM EST
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VW's Tennessee workers vote against union representation, again
The fresh defeat comes at a pivotal time for the UAW, which has been struggling to move beyond a federal corruption probe and faces contentious contract talks this year with General Motors Co, Ford Motor Co and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV.
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The loss also raises renewed questions about whether the UAW can gain a toehold in the U.S. South and organize workers at a foreign [!!] automaker. The union's membership peaked at 1.5 million in 1979 and despite gains this decade [BWAH!], it fell to below 400,000 last year.
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Ahead of the vote, prominent Republican elected officials in Tennessee, including U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn, had argued publicly against unionization at the Chattanooga plant.

archived Amazon of the DSA
2018 union membership rate, illustrated

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Mon Jun 17th, 2019 at 11:58:19 AM EST
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Pew: "There are four lights"

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Wed Jun 26th, 2019 at 02:45:30 AM EST
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