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U.S. tech giants hiring more foreign workers on H-1B visas

RSS. Epeak Daily Epeak Daily Bitcoin OldTwitter Prominent U.S. tech companies obtained more H-1B visas in 2017 than in 2016, according to a new study by the National Foundation for American Policy using fresh data from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration…

New York’s Gambit to Foil Trump Pardons

RSS. Epeak Daily Epeak Daily Bitcoin OldTwitter New York state has long functioned as the ace up the sleeve of President Trump’s critics. The reasoning goes like this: Trump could attempt to pardon people implicated in the Russia probe, whether…

Trump's "great man" play

RSS. Epeak Daily Epeak Daily Bitcoin OldTwitter President Trump views the North Korean crisis as his “great man” of history moment. The big picture: He came into office thinking he could be the historic deal maker to bring peace to the Middle…

11 Top Superman Stories Of All Time To Celebrate Action Comics No. 1,000

RSS. Epeak Daily Epeak Daily Bitcoin OldTwitter Action Comics No. 1,000 is upon us! Eighty years ago, in June 1938, Jerry Seigel and Joe Shuster essentially created the superhero genre when National Comics published Action Comics No. 1. Superman was…

Taking Freedom: Theorizing Audience, Products, and Provocation

RSS. Epeak Daily Epeak Daily Bitcoin OldTwitter On an approach to research that works with communities to address important issues they are facing, using “weapons of mass instruction” that help groups make decisions, work together, and mobilize. PAR is an…

How the 1968 Columbia Student Uprising Looks Now

RSS. Epeak Daily Epeak Daily Bitcoin OldTwitter AP Photo/Dave Pickoff A student protester at Columbia University is forcibly removed from the campus, April 30, 1968, by plainclothes New York City police after they entered buildings occupied by the students, and…

This Man Rescues Children From Sex Slavery And Wants You To Know This About Backpage

RSS. Epeak Daily Epeak Daily Bitcoin OldTwitter Last week, the U.S. Department of Justice seized Backpage.com, a classified ad website notorious for facilitating prostitution and the sex trafficking of children. The site’s founders face more than 100 criminal charges. In…

Meet the Biggest Climate Skeptics Up for Re-Election in 2018

RSS. Epeak Daily Epeak Daily Bitcoin OldTwitter We looked into the environmental records of House members who face tough races in November. Representative Devin Nunes talks to reporters on February 27th, 2017, in Washington, D.C. Over the weekend, science advocates…

Starbucks Is Right To Address Racism, And Conservatives Should Be On Board

RSS. Epeak Daily Epeak Daily Bitcoin OldTwitter After a deeply troubling incident in which two black men were arrested for sitting in a Starbucks, the company has responded by closing all of its stores for one day for diversity training.…

Immigration Judges Are Bewildered by the DOJ's Decision to Slash Legal Guidance for Detainees

RSS. Epeak Daily Epeak Daily Bitcoin OldTwitter Analysts say the decision breaks the Trump administration’s promise to cut the immigration court backlog. The Trump administration will halt a program designed to help detained immigrants navigate the United States’ complex immigration…

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