“Leondra Kruger is one of the handful of the most brilliant attorneys with whom I’ve ever worked,” said Washington attorney Neal Katyal, who was acting solicitor general during Obama’s first term. “I asked her to be my principal deputy solicitor general because I knew the advice she’d give me would be meticulous and deeply thought out, and most of all, honest: I cannot imagine a better justice.” … [Read more...] about Biden says he’ll put a black woman on Supreme Court. This California justice is a leading candidate
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Doesn’t she fear a boom-bust effect? “No. Aberdeen has a strong history of generating its own activity. From granite to fisheries, to oil and gas – it's a very industrious region and it’s got a lot of talented people who are recognising the change that's taking place – particularly in the climate conversation.” … [Read more...] about Climate change: What if your job is bad for the planet?
Connecticut governor says people will have to wait FIVE WEEKS for their unemployment checks and laid off workers in New York say they still can't get through to apply The governor of Connecticut has said that unemployment checks will be delayed at least five weeks, adding to the woes of laid off workers struggling to pay bills in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. … [Read more...] about Trump ignores catastrophic job figures to hit out at ‘insatiable complainers who should have been stocked long before crisis hit’ and blames New York for ‘late start’ in fighting coronavirus
“However, we’ll continue to closely monitor the effects on the wider cricket family.” White said over the next few months, NZC would be working closely with all its stake-holders to plan for the various scenarios that may be feasible next season, including community, domestic and international options. … [Read more...] about NZC keeps option of A team’s tour of India in August open, applies for govt wage subsidy
Identify your skills and qualifications and find jobs that match. Narrow your job search to a few high-quality positions. Create a customized resume for each job you apply for. Write a distinct cover letter for each application, and don't restate what's in your resume. Study up for your interview. Learn all you can about the company and your interviewer(s), and have a friend or family member ask you questions you're likely to face, so you can practice your answers and avoid interview blunders. Be sure to ask questions of your own during the interview. Afterward, send a thank-you note. If they want to give you a job, never say yes right away. Instead, take time to think about the offer. Go to MoneyWise.com … [Read more...] about Is Unemployment Up or Down in Norcross?
We will never know what George Moscone’s San Francisco would have looked like because hours before he was going to announce the appointment of Don Horanzy to replace the reactionary Dan White, giving the mayor a majority on the city’s legislature, White shot the mayor at point blank range and then walked down the hall and assassinated Supervisor Milk. In those few minutes, San Francisco was changed forever. Moscone’s replacement was Dianne Feinstein, a savvy centrist who was much more open to business and real estate interests than the man she replaced. But Feinstein, now the Democratic Party’s senior California senator, also understood that some of what Moscone had done should not be reversed and continued his policy of diverse appointments to the city government. … [Read more...] about Commentary: Forty years on, Moscone-Milk political legacy still matters
The issues and promises that Moscone campaigned upon now are taken for granted in most American cities, but in the 1970s they challenged powerful interests. Moscone’s effort to implement police reform of a kind that a decade or more later would be understood as something like community policing earned him tremendous rancor from the police, who saw that their mayor was seeking to end the days when they could beat up or harass gays, African- American and others with impunity. Powerful business interests that had run the city for a century were also not happy to see neighborhood activists involved in land use decisions, but this was Moscone’s vision. … [Read more...] about COLUMN-Commentary: Forty years on, Moscone-Milk political legacy still matters
150 women, belonging to marginalised communities, from a non-profit group carry out study, provide aid to the labourers In a great Initiative, a group of 150 women belonging to marginalised communities came forward to conduct a survey on the impact of the ongoing lockdown on city’s construction workers. Their findings have revealed that around 41 per cent of daily wagers engaged in construction works in Pune are finding it hard to sustain themselves and their families, as they have lost their livelihoods and do not have any alternative means of earning. The women who did the study are part of Centre for Advocacy and Research (CFAR), a non-profit organisation that works for the rights of a crosssection of marginalised communities such as the urban poor, the girl child, unorganised workers, transgender persons and sexual minorities, single women, HIV-positive people, sex workers, people who inject drugs (PWID) and those living with disabilities. Mangal Shirsath, a 37-year-old … [Read more...] about 41% daily wagers going hungry: Survey
Work and pay into the program for at least 35 years. Make more money during your work years. Your benefit will be based on your best 35 years of earnings during your career, so if you can find side income opportunities you'll thank yourself after you retire. Wait as long as you possibly can to start collecting. Though you can take Social Security as early as age 62, you'll receive the largest benefit if you can hold out until age 70. Don't make too much money after you retire. Depending on your age, it's possible to lose some of your Social Security in 2019 if you earn more than $17,640 a year. For additional tips, be sure to check out our article on the best ways to boost your Social Security benefits. … [Read more...] about What People on Social Security Are Getting in Norcross
'In order for the NHS to work as effectively as possible during this time, it's essential that all healthcare professionals and their families are tested for the virus not only for their protection, but most importantly, their patients,' said BMA GP committee chair Dr Richard Vautrey. … [Read more...] about NHS doctors treating coronavirus patients are being forced to buy face masks from DIY stores and BUILDING SITES amid nationwide shortage