Mon, 19 August 2019
A report finds that union workers at a Pennsylvania Shell plant had to attend a Trump speech in ordered to get paid for work.
Bernie Sanders unveils a plan to overhaul country's “dysfunctional criminal justice system.”
Large numbers of salmon are dying in Alaska because the water is too damn hot.
And our QUICKER QUICKIES HEADLINES:
Politico reports that Joe Biden will skip a big DNC meeting in San Francisco where 13 presidential candidates are expected to appear.
Also from Politico, a federal appeals court has rejected efforts to block the Trump administration from banning abortion referrals by federally funded family planning clinics, including affiliates of Planned Parenthood.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that each and every student enrolled in 77 schools operated under the Atlanta Public Schools district will be eligible for free breakfasts and lunches regardless of how much money their family earns. According to the paper, the students will begin receiving free meals at the start of the coming school year.
Grassroots organizers Ethan Todras-Whitehill and Catherine Vaughan of Swing Left discuss their plans to restore democratic accountability with The American Prospect.