Mom’s ‘I’m Not Returning to Google After Maternity Leave’ Memo Should Change Corporate Policy

A Google employee’s memo alleging the company discriminated and retaliated against her for being pregnant has been seen by more than 10,000 employees at the Silicon Valley tech company. The memo, titled “I’m Not Returning to Google After Maternity Leave, and Here is Why,” was posted to an internal […] Click here to view original web page at www.workingmother.com

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Republicans Are Doing a Good Job Blocking Efforts to Fight Russian Meddling in 2020

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., adjusts his glasses as he and other members of the Senate Republican leadership speak to the media after a weekly policy luncheon, in Washington. Jacquelyn Martin/AP/Shutterstock Former special counsel Robert Mueller issued several reminders during his testimony before Congress on Wednesday. Russia […] Click here to view original web page at www.rollingstone.com

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‘Leningrad Lindsey’: Russia-baiting senator gets taste of own medicine as xenophobic hashtag trends

An Internet meme shows US Senator Lindsey Graham photoshopped into an image of the Russian honor guard. #LeningradLindsey began trending after the South Carolina lawmaker helped push a controversial asylum bill through the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday. The hashtag, featuring the Soviet-era name of Russia’s St. Petersburg, has […] Click here to view original web page at www.rt.com

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Kentucky Democrats mock McConnell with ‘Moscow Mitch’ merch

An activist holds a “Moscow Mitch” sign at Grand Circus Park on July 30, 2019, in Detroit. Jeff Kowalsky / AFP – Getty Images FRANKFORT, Ky. — Democrats in Mitch McConnell’s home state are pitching “Moscow Mitch” merchandise to try and capitalize on a bitter dispute involving the Kentucky […] Click here to view original web page at www.nbcnews.com

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The Top Republican Donors

The nomination of Donald Trump, a businessman, is a sign of the times for the Republicans. According to a recently-released list of the top campaign contributions from organizations by the Center for Responsive Politics, corporations form a sizeable chunk of political donors to the Grand Old Party. The list […] Click here to view original web page at www.investopedia.com

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Under Siege And Largely Secret: Businesses That Serve Immigration Detention

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement processing center in Adelanto, Calif., is one of the detention facilities operated by GEO Group Inc. Updated at 6:40 p.m. ET Monday The Trump administration’s immigration policies have drawn condemnation, but increasingly the criticism has also turned to a web of companies that […] Click here to view original web page at www.npr.org

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Lawmaker: Detention center for migrant kids is disturbing

HOMESTEAD, Fla. – After touring the Homestead Detention Center for the seventh time, Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell said Saturday that she wants the “prison-like facility” to be shut down. Mucarsel-Powell toured the facility, which houses about 1,100 kids, with Rep. Veronica Escobar, Sen. Jose Javier Rodriguez and Miami-Dade County Director […] Click here to view original web page at www.local10.com

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US House votes to condemn Trump’s attacks on congresswomen

Fallout from Trump’s tweets attacking four congresswomen continues to embroil Washington The US House of Representatives has voted to symbolically condemn President Donald Trump after a series of attacks aimed at four congresswomen. The resolution denounced Mr Trump’s “racist comments that have legitimised fear and hatred of New Americans […] Click here to view original web page at www.bbc.com

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Here Is What You Can DO To Help Detained Migrants NOW

RAICES/Twitter and Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis/Getty RAICES Texas is helping migrant families reunite — and you can help them too If you’ve been left feeling helpless and heartbroken by the daily stories of suffering children and families at the border , you’re not alone. Fortunately, there’s an organization on the ground […] Click here to view original web page at www.scarymommy.com

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