Uber Lays Off 400 U.S. Employees, Imports Hundreds of Foreign Workers

Uber Technologies Inc. is laying off 400 American employees at its California offices while seeking to import hundreds of foreign workers through the H-1B visa program. As detailed by the Mercury News, Uber laid off 88 U.S. employees in August and is laying off about 320 U.S. employees this month at its San Francisco and … Read moreUber Lays Off 400 U.S. Employees, Imports Hundreds of Foreign Workers

Uber Lays Off 400 U.S. Employees, Imports Hundreds of Foreign Workers

published 2019-10-18 18:54:50 by John Binder Uber Technologies Inc. is laying off 400 American employees at its California offices while seeking to import hundreds of foreign workers through the H-1B visa program. As detailed by the Mercury News, Uber laid off 88 U.S. employees in August and is laying off about 320 U.S. employees this … Read moreUber Lays Off 400 U.S. Employees, Imports Hundreds of Foreign Workers

Mike Lee to India Visa-Workers: Keep Pressuring U.S. Senators | Breitbart

A GOP Senator met with more than 100 Indian contract workers in Congress and publicly urged them to lobby U.S. Senators for passage of his legislation to give citizenship to more Indian workers who push middle-class Americans out of college-graduate jobs. Utah Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) made the request on Thursday, shortly his fourth bid … Read moreMike Lee to India Visa-Workers: Keep Pressuring U.S. Senators | Breitbart

U.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping of Imports of Mattresses from China

U.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping of Imports of Mattresses from China KCPullen@doc.gov Fri, 10/18/2019 – 18:25 Trade enforcement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, October 18, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative final determination in the antidumping duty (AD) investigation of imports of mattresses from … Read moreU.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping of Imports of Mattresses from China

U.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping and Countervailable Subsidization of Imports of Stainless-Steel Kegs from China and Germany

U.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping and Countervailable Subsidization of Imports of Stainless-Steel Kegs from China and Germany KCPullen@doc.gov Fri, 10/18/2019 – 18:06 Trade enforcement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, October 18, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced affirmative final determinations in the antidumping duty (AD) and … Read moreU.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping and Countervailable Subsidization of Imports of Stainless-Steel Kegs from China and Germany

Hillary Clinton says Tulsi Gabbard could be Russia-propped third party candidate in 2020

Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton seemed to throw a spanner into the campaign of Tulsi Gabbard, the long-shot Democratic presidential candidate from Hawaii’s 2nd Congressional district, claiming last week the latter is the “favorite of the Russians” and that… Please follow and like us:

Europe Is Turning Against Free Trade, by Guillaume Durocher

After decades of piously reciting neoliberal orthodoxy, extolling a ‘post-political’ borderless world, the European Union seems finally to be turning away from free trade. Numerous factors are working in this direction: a decades-late reaction to China’s mercantilist trade policies which have gutted European industry, the threat of trade wars with America under President Donald Trump,… … Read moreEurope Is Turning Against Free Trade, by Guillaume Durocher

Mostafa Afzalzadeh Interviews Andre Vltchek for Farhikhtegan, by Andre Vltchek

Q: Do we see an increase in the number of countries resisting the bullying of the United States and its allies? What makes this resistance happen? A: I believe that there are two main factors. The first one is the ‘moral one’: People are more and more aware of the brutality of the Western colonialism,… … Read moreMostafa Afzalzadeh Interviews Andre Vltchek for Farhikhtegan, by Andre Vltchek

The Mother of All Messes in Syria, by Eric Margolis

What a mess. The imperial cooks in Washington have turned poor Syria into a poison pit of warring factions, with disastrous results for all. Henry Kissinger once quipped that it is more dangerous being America’s ally than its enemy. A good example is how Washington used the Kurds in Syria to fight ISIS and then… … Read moreThe Mother of All Messes in Syria, by Eric Margolis

Indian in FBI’s top 10 most wanted list, biggest ever hunt launched

New York/New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Considered as one of the biggest ever simultaneous chases in the US and India, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is hunting for an Indian fugitive, Bhadresh Kumar Patel, for the past four years. Patel, who hails from Viramgam in Ahmedabad, figures in the FBI’s top 10 list of most … Read moreIndian in FBI’s top 10 most wanted list, biggest ever hunt launched

Mike Lee to India Visa-Workers: Keep Pressuring U.S. Senators | Breitbart

published 2019-10-18 13:20:33 by Neil Munro A GOP Senator met with more than 100 Indian contract workers in Congress and publicly urged them to lobby U.S. Senators for passage of his legislation to give citizenship to more Indian workers who push middle-class Americans out of college-graduate jobs. Utah Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) made the request … Read moreMike Lee to India Visa-Workers: Keep Pressuring U.S. Senators | Breitbart

Trump Administration Gets Supreme Court Review on Quick Deportation

Fri, Oct 18th 2019 @ 4:03 pm EDT The case centers on “expedited removal,” a streamlined deportation process set up by Congress in 1996. Right now, those eligible include thousands of people who every year are arrested within 100 miles of the border less than two weeks after crossing and then are deemed by immigration … Read moreTrump Administration Gets Supreme Court Review on Quick Deportation

U.S. Department of Commerce Further Tightens Cuba Sanctions

U.S. Department of Commerce Further Tightens Cuba Sanctions ASowah@doc.gov Fri, 10/18/2019 – 15:40 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, October 18, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov Today, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) of the U.S. Department of Commerce announced that it will further restrict the Cuban regime’s access to commercial aircraft and … Read moreU.S. Department of Commerce Further Tightens Cuba Sanctions

‘Finance Can Be Something That Helps Rather Than Harms Our Communities’ – CounterSpin interview with Trinity Tran on public banking

Janine Jackson interviewed Public Bank LA’s Trinity Tran about public banking for the October 11, 2019, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript. Play Stop pop out X MP3 Link Fresno Bee (10/2/19) Janine Jackson: The October 2 Fresno Bee reported that California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a law allowing cities in California … Read more‘Finance Can Be Something That Helps Rather Than Harms Our Communities’ – CounterSpin interview with Trinity Tran on public banking

Making News: Podcast Now On-Line of Batchelor Show Interview on U.S. Manufacturing and the Trade War

I’m pleased to announce that the podcast is now on-line of an interview I did Wednesday night on John Batchelor’s nationally syndicated radio show.  The segment, which can be accessed here, dealt with a dimension of the U.S.-China trade wars that’s been surprisingly overlooked:  Exactly how is domestic American manufacturing responding? And keep checking in … Read moreMaking News: Podcast Now On-Line of Batchelor Show Interview on U.S. Manufacturing and the Trade War

Louis Vuitton Opened a Factory in Texas, Y’all!

Louis Vuitton officially opened a new 100,000-square-foot factory in Johnson County, Texas, on Thursday.  Presiding over the formal opening ceremony? None other than the arbiter of haute couture and all things tasteful, President Donald Trump (whose own businesses have long manufactured offshore). Anyway… Other than that, it looks like Louis Vuitton’s factory is off to … Read moreLouis Vuitton Opened a Factory in Texas, Y’all!

Trump’s Impeachable Conduct Strikes at the Heart of the Rule of Law: Part 2

Find more about Trump’s Constitutional Crisis as it develops here. This is part two in a series documenting the ways in which President Trump’s actions related to Ukraine violate basic tenets of American law. Read the first installment, which focuses on bribery and extortion, here. There is substantial evidence to show that President Donald Trump committed … Read moreTrump’s Impeachable Conduct Strikes at the Heart of the Rule of Law: Part 2

USINPAC JOINTLY HOLDS CAPITOL HILL BRIEFING ON KASHMIR

Washington D.C.:  On October 16, 2019, the Indo American Community Federation (IACF), along with Congresswoman Anna Eshoo and in cooperation with the US India Political Action Committee (USINPAC), the Kashmiri Overseas Association (KOA) and the Foundation for India and Indian Diaspora Studies (FIIDS-USA), hosted a Capitol Hill briefing on the way forward in Kashmir. The unresolved … Read moreUSINPAC JOINTLY HOLDS CAPITOL HILL BRIEFING ON KASHMIR

USINPAC JOINTLY HOLDS CAPITOL HILL BRIEFING ON KASHMIR

Washington D.C.:  On October 16, 2019, the Indo American Community Federation (IACF), along with Congresswoman Anna Eshoo and in cooperation with the US India Political Action Committee (USINPAC), the Kashmiri Overseas Association (KOA) and the Foundation for India and Indian Diaspora Studies (FIIDS-USA), hosted a Capitol Hill briefing on the way forward in Kashmir. The unresolved … Read moreUSINPAC JOINTLY HOLDS CAPITOL HILL BRIEFING ON KASHMIR