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Happy May Day!

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Dissent Magazine is celebrating International Workers Day by asking journalists to comment on their favorite labor movement victories of the year.

Highlights include the induction of paid sick leave bills in New York City, Portland, OR, and Long Beach, CA; Chicago’s fast-food and retail workers ‘Strike for 15’ – a demand to increase the hourly wage to $15; and the city’s week-long teachers union strike, which resulted in teachers receiving annual raises, a longer school, and more comprehensive evaluations.

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Sunday Politics

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A new documentary paints Italy as “a democracy of boobs (in all senses).”

How does one “explain the gay” in terms of evolution? (via The Daily Dish)

“That’s not what countries think of when they go to war.” Why no one ever cleans up the environmental mess they make after sending their citizens off to kill each other.

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