Daily News Thread 3/5

Oklahoma Teachers Prepare to Strike

Oklahoma Teachers are in the process of preparing for a statewide strike amid years of budget shortfalls that have cut into public education budgets.
kfor.com/2018/03/05/organization-claims-oklahoma-teachers-are-organizing-strike/

How Trump’s Hudson Tunnel Snit Threatens the National Economy

Economic risks keeping Americans up at night include the hastily rewritten tax code and the possibility of a global trade war set off by U.S. tariffs. Consider another cause for insomnia: President Donald Trump’s opposition to a new rail tunnel linking New York and New Jersey beneath the Hudson River.
bloomberg.com/graphics/2018-hudson-river-amtrak-tunnel-american-economy/

Italy election: Populist Five Star and League vie for power

The leaders of two anti-establishment parties have each claimed they have the right to govern Italy, after voters in Europe's fourth-largest economy did not return a majority to any single party.
bbc.com/news/world-europe-43272700

North Korea's Kim Jong-un meets South Korean envoys

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has hosted a dinner for senior South Korean delegates - the first time officials from Seoul have met the young leader since he took office in 2011.
bbc.com/news/world-asia-43282807

Guatemala follows Trump and announces plan to move embassy to Jerusalem in May

Guatemala is following in Donald Trump's footsteps by deciding to move its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
ibtimes.co.uk/guatemala-follows-trump-announces-plan-move-embassy-jerusalem-may-1665221

U.S. Aircraft Carrier Stops in Vietnam in First Visit Since War

Vietnam welcomed the first visit by a U.S. aircraft carrier since the fall of Saigon in 1975, deepening defense ties between the former enemies as China presses its claims to the disputed South China Sea.
bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-03-05/u-s-aircraft-carrier-stops-in-vietnam-in-first-visit-since-war

China warns Taiwan it won't tolerate separatist activities

China said on Monday that it would never tolerate any separatist schemes for self-ruled Taiwan and would safeguard China’s territorial integrity with the aim of“reunification” with an island it considers its sacred territory.
reuters.com/article/us-china-parliament-taiwan/china-warns-taiwan-it-wont-tolerate-separatist-activities-idUSKBN1GH00D

US embassy in Turkey closed over security threat amid tensions between nations

The US embassy in Ankara will be shut down starting Tuesday due to a security threat, it said in a statement. The reopening date is yet to be scheduled. The move comes amid tensions between the US and Turkey.
rt.com/usa/420467-us-embassy-ankara-closed/

The Coming Decline of the Employment Drug Test

Employers are struggling to hire workers in tightening U.S. job market. Marijuana is now legal in nine states and Washington, D.C., meaning more than one in five American adults can eat, drink, smoke or vape as they please. The result is the slow decline of pre-employment drug tests, which for decades had been a requirement for new recruits in industries ranging from manufacturing to finance.
bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-03-05/the-coming-decline-of-the-employment-drug-test

Florida teacher removed from classroom after report she hosts a white supremacist podcast

A Florida middle-school teacher has been removed from the classroom while her school district investigates a Huffington Post report that she hosts a white supremacist podcast, her district announced Sunday.
orlandosentinel.com/news/breaking-news/os-ap-teacher-white-supremacist-podcast-0305-story.html

Other urls found in this thread:

itsgoingdown.org/west-virginia-teachers-ignited-fire-spreading/
editor.currentaffairs.org/2018/03/maybe-taxi-drivers-dont-hate-progress-maybe-they-just-dont-want-to-be-poor/
rs21.org.uk/2018/03/03/justice-for-the-eight-comrades/
cnbc.com/2018/03/05/united-airlines-swaps-quarterly-bonuses-with-a-lottery-angering-some.html
archive.is/TFcS4
boingboing.net/2018/03/05/secret-nypd-files-show-hundred.html
mercurynews.com/2018/03/05/pasadena-police-lt-vasken-gourdikian-arrested-suspecting-of-selling-guns-without-a-license-lying-in-statements/
bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-03-05/mueller-subpoenas-former-trump-aide-who-says-he-ll-ignore-it
abcnews.go.com/International/police-enter-lobby-trump-hotel-panama-attempt-evict/story?id=53529915
thehill.com/homenews/house/374488-lawmakers-call-for-withdrawall-of-proposal-in-trump-budget-plan-that-could
myredditnudes.com/

OP/ED

West Virginia Teachers have Ignited a Fire, and It’s Spreading

The unity and solidarity of West Virginia teachers has become a strong example across West Virginia and the entire country.
itsgoingdown.org/west-virginia-teachers-ignited-fire-spreading/

Maybe Taxi Drivers Don’t Hate Progress, Maybe They Just Don’t Want To Be Poor

As ride-sharing apps have decimated the taxi industry over the last few years, Uber has consistently presented itself as being good for drivers.
editor.currentaffairs.org/2018/03/maybe-taxi-drivers-dont-hate-progress-maybe-they-just-dont-want-to-be-poor/

Justice for the eight comrades

Since last November, a group of eight young leftist activists have been facing prosecution by Chinese police in Guangzhou, the capital city of the Guangdong province, located on China’s southern coast.
rs21.org.uk/2018/03/03/justice-for-the-eight-comrades/

5-star are aligned with DiEM25 right?

cnbc.com/2018/03/05/united-airlines-swaps-quarterly-bonuses-with-a-lottery-angering-some.html

United Airlines replaces quarterly bonuses with a lottery, angering some employees

>United Airlines' executives unveil a plan to replace bonuses.
>Under the old plan, qualifying employees receive quarterly bonuses of around $300.
>In the new plan, one employee will win a drawing for a $100,000 prize.

Secret NYPD files show hundreds of cops committed serious crimes and kept jobs and pensions

archive.is/TFcS4
boingboing.net/2018/03/05/secret-nypd-files-show-hundred.html

This meme will never not be funny.

Ya the real mvp based news user.

Is anyone in that election /ourguys/ or is it basically a shit show?

5Star are to put it simple the clickbait concept applied to elections

THE REVOLUTION WILL COME FROM COAL COUNTRY THE SPIRIT OF BLAIR MOUNTAIN WILL SPREAD REVOLUTIONARY TERROR THROUGHOUT AMERIKKKA

How the fuck is this not gambling. If you have to pay for a chance to win anything, including fucking wage labor, it's gambling.

Interesting, I would have never expected this

mercurynews.com/2018/03/05/pasadena-police-lt-vasken-gourdikian-arrested-suspecting-of-selling-guns-without-a-license-lying-in-statements/

California cop illegally sold more than 100 guns, some outlawed in state, feds say

Why is his head so big

Copper's little helper* probably.

*Steroids

P.S.

Mueller Subpoenas Former Trump Aide, Who Says He'll Ignore It

bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-03-05/mueller-subpoenas-former-trump-aide-who-says-he-ll-ignore-it

Nunberg is spilling his guts on national TV. He'll be in handcuffs by tomorrow.

Police evict Trump staff from Panama hotel amid ongoing dispute

abcnews.go.com/International/police-enter-lobby-trump-hotel-panama-attempt-evict/story?id=53529915

Did anyone see this before?
thehill.com/homenews/house/374488-lawmakers-call-for-withdrawall-of-proposal-in-trump-budget-plan-that-could
I don't see a new article but ABC streamed representatives talking about it so it seems like it hasn't been stopped yet.

Trump seems to be on a vendetta to piss off everyone.

this tbh

Land of the Free !

panamanian president has WMD's when?

This has been news for at least 2 months and everyone I bring it up with is hearing it for the first time from me.
Really makes you wonder why this wouldn't even touch the normal news cycle.

because it's not that big of an issue and it doesn't effect that many people

It just seems like such a stupid thing to even touch and the Democrats love to whine about Trump being a hypocrite.

the day Stalin became a good commie

Do you think you could fit another face on Peyton's forehead?

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GODSPEED YOU! BLACK NEWSANON


YEAH NO SHIT YOU FUCKING BRAIN GENIOUS

It's a pay cut in disguise and unironic solidarity to my comrades over at United for slapping this down HARD

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Lmao what if we invade Panama again over this