Citizen of India Employed by US Military Contractor Charged with Sexual Assault by Force of an American in Afghanistan

Man from India was working as an employee of a US military contractor in Afghanistan. (Doing what?) He is not a US citizen. He sexually assaulted an American woman on the military base: “working as an employee of a U.S. military contractor on Operating Base Fenty, Afghanistan, [Lokesh] Naik allegedly entered the room of a … Read moreCitizen of India Employed by US Military Contractor Charged with Sexual Assault by Force of an American in Afghanistan

Correctional Officers Charged with Falsifying Records for Night of Epstein Death

The correctional officers, who were on duty during what used to be called the graveyard shift, didn’t do their rounds the night that Epstein died. They pretended that they did, but, according to the DOJ, were surfing the internet, sitting at their desks and wandering about the common room. Almost certainly they were sleeping at … Read moreCorrectional Officers Charged with Falsifying Records for Night of Epstein Death

China is a serious threat, and Josh Hawley is a rare senator who gets it

Editor’s note: Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) is a rising star, not easily categorized ideologically. CPA appreciates his co-sponsorship of the Competitive Dollar for Jobs and Prosperity Act, his focus upon the national and economic security threat from China, and his focus upon benefitting workers and domestic producers.  Sen. Josh Hawley gets it badly wrong in … Read moreChina is a serious threat, and Josh Hawley is a rare senator who gets it

‘Community Control Over Police Should Be a Democratic Right’ – CounterSpin interview with Netfa Freeman on police militarization

Janine Jackson interviewed IPS’s Netfa Freeman about Trump’s police “surge” for the November 8, 2019, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript. Play Stop pop out X MP3 Link New York Times (10/28/19) Janine Jackson: Corporate media made Donald Trump’s recent speech to a conference of police chiefs in Chicago a story about … Read more‘Community Control Over Police Should Be a Democratic Right’ – CounterSpin interview with Netfa Freeman on police militarization

Despite Pay Increase, Uber and Lyft Drivers More Unsatisfied Than Ever

Every year I send out an annual Lyft and Uber driver survey to our email list of 60,000+ drivers and eagerly await the results. Even though I’ve talked to tens of thousands of drivers over the years via email, social media, phone and in person, it’s always good to add some quantitative data to those … Read moreDespite Pay Increase, Uber and Lyft Drivers More Unsatisfied Than Ever

5 ways HR tech can improve onboarding and help you retain your best people

Employees are an indispensable resource – and in this competitive hiring market, companies can’t afford turnover. So now more than ever, businesses must work on retaining their best employees to ensure they’re running as effectively and efficiently as possible.  There are many ways companies can do this, but getting started out of the gate to … Read more5 ways HR tech can improve onboarding and help you retain your best people

Admin. Releases Three Safe Third Country Agreements

Tue, Nov 19th 2019 @ 11:26 am EST The rule, set to be published in the Federal Register Tuesday, codifies long-anticipated “safe third country“ agreements with El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala, and paves the way for similar agreements with other nations. The agreements require migrants who pass through Northern Triangle countries to first seek asylum … Read moreAdmin. Releases Three Safe Third Country Agreements

USCIS Releases Report on Arrest Histories of DACA Requesters

Tue, Nov 19th 2019 @ 10:49 am EST Over the weekend, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released updated sets of data with tables on arrests and apprehensions of illegal aliens who request Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) consideration. The report provides updated information on known arrests and apprehensions of DACA requestors.

Successful recruiting is all in the scheduling: Here are 5 reasons why

The key to successful recruiting is good interview scheduling, which is too often an overlooked part of the hiring process. When done right, good interview scheduling will reflect well on your company, improving a candidate’s experience and the likelihood the person will reapply even if they’re not the right fit this time around. Poor interview … Read moreSuccessful recruiting is all in the scheduling: Here are 5 reasons why

China RX Exposes Risks of Dependence on China for Medicines

Excerpt: How did the pharmaceutical industry start sourcing pharmaceuticals in China? After her presentation at the Made in America trade show last month, I met Rosemary Gibson, co-author with Janardan Prasad Singh of China RX, published in 2018. China RX is an expose of the pharmaceutical industry just as Death by China by Greg Autry and … Read moreChina RX Exposes Risks of Dependence on China for Medicines

China’s Industrial Policies Work. So Copy Them

Editor’s note:  More mainstream writing in favor of industrial strategy. While the article wrongly criticizes the tariff intervention against China, it rightly states that the US should have an industrial strategy. Side note: tariffs are part of industrial strategy, and often cheaper because you can protect industries without subsidizing them. Washington’s focus on ending Beijing’s … Read moreChina’s Industrial Policies Work. So Copy Them

Study Says ‘Dreamer’ Population Has Risen by over 1 Million Since 2007

The population of so-called “Dreamer” illegal aliens has risen by at least one million since President Barack Obama announced his Rose Garden DACA amnesty for child migrants who entered the United States before 2007. “As of 2017, we estimate that the United States has more than 1.1 million illegal immigrants who arrived before the age … Read moreStudy Says ‘Dreamer’ Population Has Risen by over 1 Million Since 2007

Jio joins Airtel, Voda Idea in plans to raise mobile tariffs

Reliance Jio followed rivals Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea in plans to raise consumer tariffs, saying the move is necessitated by the need to make fresh network and technology investments. Jio, however, said the tariff hike will be done “in a manner that does not adversely impact data consumption or growth in digital adoption and … Read moreJio joins Airtel, Voda Idea in plans to raise mobile tariffs

House Unanimously Passes Axne-Sponsored Disaster Recovery Reform Bill

WASHINGTON – Today, the House of Representatives passed the bipartisan Reforming Disaster Recovery Act to modernize federal disaster recovery programs in order to improve government services while saving taxpayer dollars. This legislation, which is co-sponsored by Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03), would ensure funds appropriated by Congress are delivered to disaster victims in a timely manner … Read moreHouse Unanimously Passes Axne-Sponsored Disaster Recovery Reform Bill

Holocaust Training for American Police

Law enforcement copies Israeli brutality Jewish groups in the United States are adept at creating mechanisms that benefit themselves and also frequently Israel at the expense of the American taxpayer. The proliferating holocaust museums are a good example, sometimes built by private donations but then paid for and operated by the local government. The national … Read moreHolocaust Training for American Police

Impeachment Hearing: Lt. Col. Alex Vindman-Jennifer Williams Testimony 9 am ET Tues. November 19, 2019; Video Link; Documents

Link: https://youtu.be/IWZyBDVRxNI “Lieutenant Colonel Vindman—an active duty military officer who was awarded the Purple Heart after being injured by a roadside bomb in Iraq—performed another duty to the country by testifying before the Committees about presidential misconduct that he witnessed during his service at the White House. Lt. Col. Vindman testified that the July 25, … Read moreImpeachment Hearing: Lt. Col. Alex Vindman-Jennifer Williams Testimony 9 am ET Tues. November 19, 2019; Video Link; Documents

Trump Goes to Israel: Another Settler from the United States?

POTUS visit the Western Wall, accompanied by the Western Wall’s rabbi, Shmuel Rabinovitz and Mordechai “Solly” Eliav, Director General of the Western Wall Heritage Foundation. Jerusalem, May 22, 2017 Photo credit: Matty Stern/U.S. Embassy Tel Aviv President Donald Trump’s lack of any precision when he speaks or tweets sometimes means that multiple meanings can be … Read moreTrump Goes to Israel: Another Settler from the United States?

Democratic Presidential Clown Car Update for November 19, 2019

Patrick jumps in, Bloomberg is running Heisenberg’s Campaign, Buttigieg is up big in Iowa, Warren falls, Tulsi draws all the boys to the yard, and Biden won’t puff or pass. It’s your Democratic Presidential clown car update! Polls The Hill/Harris X: Biden 30, Sanders 18, Warren 15, Buttigieg 7, Harris 4, Bloomberg 3, , Yang … Read moreDemocratic Presidential Clown Car Update for November 19, 2019

Indian brought to US from Afghanistan for trial on sexual assault charges

New York, Nov 19 (IANS) An Indian man working for the US in Afghanistan has been brought to Washington to be tried on charges that he allegedly sexually assaulted an American woman there, according to Assistant Attorney General Brian Benczkowski. Lokesh Naik, 35, allegedly carried out the attack on a 24-year-old American woman at the Operating … Read moreIndian brought to US from Afghanistan for trial on sexual assault charges

The Tory Plan to Undo the NHS

The Tories have tried to undermine the National Health Service since its creation. And now they’re attempting to privatize its services — making handsome profits in the process. Britain’s prime minister, Boris Johnson, reacts as he meets with NHS workers as they take afternoon tea inside 10 Downing Street on September 3, 2019 in London, … Read moreThe Tory Plan to Undo the NHS

Unmasking Socialism Project

Dear friends of LIFA, There has never been a time in the history of our country as important as right now. Conservatism is under assault, and radical socialist policies are being pushed like never before. LIFA (Legal Immigrants for America) is proud of the work we have done in the… The post Unmasking Socialism Project … Read moreUnmasking Socialism Project

Dollar General Agrees to Pay $6 Million for Alleged Race Bias in Hiring Process

​Dollar General will pay $6 million to settle a race-discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The EEOC alleged that the discount retailer violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by using a broad criminal background check that led the company to deny jobs to black applicants at … Read moreDollar General Agrees to Pay $6 Million for Alleged Race Bias in Hiring Process

AirAsia India to give pollution masks to Delhi-bound passengers on select flights

AirAsia India Pvt Ltd (AAIPL) will from Tuesday give pollution masks to passengers boarding flights to Delhi from other metros like Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Mumbai and Kolkata, till the month-end, “to combat the deteriorating air quality in the capital”. Delhi and NCR (National Capital Region) has among the most toxic air quality on earth in past … Read moreAirAsia India to give pollution masks to Delhi-bound passengers on select flights

No intention to revise fiscal deficit target: Government

The government on Tuesday categorically stated that it does not intend to revise its fiscal deficit target of 3.3 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP) for the current financial year notwithstanding slowdown in economic activities. “No sir,” minister of state for finance Anurag Thakur said in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha to … Read moreNo intention to revise fiscal deficit target: Government

Labour Is Fighting Dirty — By Actually Trying to Improve People’s Lives

Labour’s critics are horrified that the party would stoop so low: proposing popular policies like free broadband and more public holidays. It’s understandable they’re surprised — before Jeremy Corbyn arrived, the Tories and New Labour spent years insisting that life in the UK can’t get better. Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn addresses delegates and business … Read moreLabour Is Fighting Dirty — By Actually Trying to Improve People’s Lives