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On Tuesday night, March 9, 2021, the U.S. House of Representatives took the first step, by voting 225-206 to pass the Protect the Right to Organize Act (“PRO Act”).

In one of the strongest pro-union displays ever from a sitting president, President Joe Biden posted a video showing his support for Amazon workers in Bessamer, Ala., who are organizing to join the

Amazon workers protest as they seek to unionize (photo, Jennifey Conley/Common Dreams)

A five priority guide for nuturing students' learning now and beyond COVID-19.  Read more here

Members of the American Federation of Musicians (AFM) who perform live music for shows on ABC, CBS and NBC have ratified a new contract that provides streaming residuals for the first time.

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Maryland COVID-19 vaccine priority groups

Maryland will distribute the vaccines to five different priority groups based on relative risk of exposure or developing serious illness.

We need a strong and vibrant postal service now more than ever but the vital, quality services we've come to expect are at risk if we don’t act swiftly.

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Early October, President Donna S. Edwards was interviewed by Tom Schimmeck, Journalist for German radio (radio author for Deutschlandfunk • Norddeutscher Rundfunk • Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk • Südwestfunk • Westdeutscher Rundfunk and others).  The show was about Anger in America.

The show actually aired in German but her interview is attached in English.  It was very appropriate for Election 2020. Please listen.