How would American media cover the news from Ferguson, Missouri , if it were happening in just about any other country? How would the world respond differently? Here is a satirical take on the story you might be reading if Ferguson were in, say, Iraq or Pakistan.
For Volkswagen workers organizing in Tennessee, it’s been a roller coaster of a year. Workers narrowly voted down the union in February, after an onslaught of anti-union pressure. But the latest twist is the chartering of a new United Auto Workers local in Chattanooga.
An Israeli ship subject of a pro-Palestinian protest has docked, but demonstrations at the port of Oakland in California continue after between 2,000 and 3,000 pro-Palestinian activists streamed towards the port entrance on Saturday, chanting and waving flags. It remains unclear whether the ship’s cargo has been unloaded.