Weekly Reads – July 26, 2019

Weekly Reads – July 26, 2019

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1) Nikki Haley Blasts UN Council for Condemning Israel’s Record on Women’s Rights

Former US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley blasted a UN council on Thursday for singling out Israel for alleged violations of women’s rights..

2) Labor charge alleges Sanders campaign management retaliated against union activities

An anonymous unfair labor practice charge against Sen. Bernie Sanders’s (I-Vt.) 2020 presidential campaign alleges that at least three staffers were fired from the team for their involvement in organizing and labor activities, according to a redacted copy of the charge obtained by Bloomberg Law.

2) Labor charge alleges Sanders campaign management retaliated against union activities

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) said on Tuesday that he estimates his Medicare for All plan would cost up to $40 trillion over 10 years.

3) Rashida Tlaib Calls For $20 Federal Minimum Wage After CBO Warns Even $15 Could Kill Millions Of Jobs

Earlier this month, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) warned that a minimum wage hike to $15 per hour by 2025 could put up to 3.7 million Americans out of work.

4) Outside group finds ‘Green New Deal’ emissions target crashes government model

Reaching the “Green New Deal’s” (GND) goal of drastically reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 is practically impossible, according to an analysis using the government’s own economic modeling.

5) Iran seizes two British tankers and makes a huge mistake

There will be furious embarrassment in the British government this evening over Iran’s seizure of two British oil tankers today. One of those tankers is British-flagged, and the other is British-owned.

2 Replies to “Weekly Reads – July 26, 2019

  • Linda Barta

    By Linda Barta


    I would like to sign the term limits petition online. Is that possible?

    Linda Barta

  • Patricia Maier, Hermiston, Or

    By Patricia Maier, Hermiston, Or


    Ms Haley, would you comment on politican Sanford running against President Trump. Thought you more than anyone might know what the man left you in SC. Yes agree term limits are necessary. How can we get on federal ballot?

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