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It would be madness to arm the unions with acquiescence

It would be madness to arm the unions with acquiescence

Emily Carver: Ministers cannot allow trades union militancy to become the norm once again The ongoing rail disputes are understandable, given that two years of on-off lockdown have interfered with customary wage settlement procedures. However, arming the unions with acquiescence would be insane. However, the public has heavily funded the railroads over this time, and …

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Robert Eggers On The Northman Directing is an Insane Job

Robert Eggers On The Northman Directing is an Insane Job

The director explains why he sought out these challenging conditions, why he won’t discuss a character’s backstory with actors, and why the box office is important. Is Robert Eggers an endangered species? The horror-tinged fable “The Witch” won Eggers the best director prize at the Sundance Film Festival, and “The Lighthouse,” a black-and-white mind-bender starring …

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U.S.’s Pompeo plans to meet Chinese officials in Hawaii; Politico

Relations between the world’s two biggest economies have deteriorated in recent months, and U.S. President Donald Trump has said he could even sever relations. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is planning to travel to Hawaii to meet with Chinese government officials, Politico reported on Friday, citing two unnamed sources. Mr. Pompeo, who has been …

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Joe Biden to unveil first cabinet picks on Tuesday, envision scaled-down inauguration

Joe Biden, working in his home state of Delaware, has announced a series of selections for White House posts. U.S. President-elect Joe Biden will announce the first of his Cabinet appointments on Tuesday and is planning for a scaled-down inauguration due to the coronavirus pandemic, aides said on Sunday, as he lays the foundation for …

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U.S. court refuses to strike down work permits for spouses of H-1B visa workers.

In a temporary relief to thousands of Indians living in America, a U.S. court has refused to strike down, for the time being, an Obama-era rule that allowed spouses of H-1B visa holders to work in America. The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows the U.S. companies to employ foreign workers in specialty …

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Insane impeachment witch hunt will fall: Mr. Trump

The U.S. President says Democrats are desperate to oust him, promises election blacklash. An angry, energised President Donald Trump whipped supporters into a frenzy on Thursday at a Minneapolis campaign rally where he predicted a 2020 election “backlash” against Democratic attempts to impeach him. Democrats are investigating Mr. Trump for possible impeachment over his alleged …

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Bernie Sanders endorses Joe Biden for Democratic presidential nomination.

  Mr. Biden responded by terming Mr. Sanders “the most powerful voice for a fair and more just America.” Former Vice President Joe Biden, the likely Democratic presidential nominee, was formally endorsed on Monday by longtime rival Bernie Sanders, a move that may help unify the Democratic Party ahead of a general-election matchup against Republican …

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