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A Successful Strike Vote is All That Stands in the Way of Employer Imposing Contract Terms

September 16 2018 At York University, where I work, not a single full-time faculty member wants there to be a work stoppage.  I presume neither does the employer.   Lord knows the University has had enough negative labour relations in … Continue reading

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Securing the Vote Protecting American Democracy 2018

The National Academies of Sciences: “During the 2016 presidential election, America’s election infrastructure was targeted by actors sponsored by the Russian government. Securing the Vote: Protecting American Democracy examines the challenges arising out of the 2016 federal election, assesses current … Continue reading

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In Landmark Vote, California Legislature Votes to Restore Net Neutrality

On Friday August 31, the California Senate gave final approval to Senator Scott Wiener and Sen. Kevin De León’s SB 822, which would adopt net neutrality protections for California. The bill now heads to Governor Jerry Brown for his signature … Continue reading

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Empirical SCOTUS: Without a swing vote, it’s game over for the Democrats

The Democrats are in a precarious position in the latest battle for a seat on the Supreme Court. Many Democrats oppose Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination and will not vote to confirm him. Others are requesting that the Senate hold off … Continue reading

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The Right To Vote in Corfield v. Coryell

I want to note how advocates of women’s suffrage understood Justice Bushrod Washington’s statement about the right to vote in Corfield v. Coryell. When Victoria Woodhull petitioned the House Judiciary Committee in 1871 to recognize female suffrage under the Fourteenth Amendment, John … Continue reading

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