COVID-19’s impact on postal workers in Wisconsin and Michigan has prompted the USPS to ask Minnesota for help ahead of the 2020 Election.
Die Jim Crow is the first nonprofit record label for current and formerly incarcerated musicians, and on Juneteenth, the label released their first album, “Assata Troi” by BL Shirelle.
The Health and Safety for All Workers Act would amend an Occupational and Safety Hazard Act in California so domestic workers were no longer excluded.
Members of Congress obtained disaster loans for their businesses through the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).
Donna Murch and Kay Whitlock join Beyond Prisons to think through the question “how do we get through this?” in light of the intensity of the pandemic.
With the COVID-19 pandemic bringing the abortion access debate to a fever pitch, pro-choice advocates are challenging all progressives to do better than placate politicians.
US Government Attempts To Bureaucratically Thwart NSA Whistleblower Reality Winner’s Appeal For Compassionate Release
The coronavirus may infect NSA whistleblower Reality Winner while she is incarcerated at a women’s prison hospital. She has a history of respiratory illness that makes her exceptionally vulnerable. Yet, the United States government contends they have no record of Winner ever submitting a request for relief.
On this edition of the “Dissenter Weekly,” host and Shadowproof editor Kevin Gosztola highlights how the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has received around two dozen complaints a day during the coronavirus pandemic. The agency has over 1,000 complaints in their backlog. Later in the show, Gosztola covers a
Restaurant workers in ‘right-to-work’ states face unique challenges as they struggle for better conditions during COVID-19.
What happens to “essential workers,” or those on front lines, impacts all making low wages, especially as impacts of COVID-19 keep rippling through economy.