In an effort to appease union leaders, some of whom have expressed skepticism about giving up hard-fought healthcare plans, Warren said employers that already offer benefits under a collective bargaining agreement could reduce their contributions if they pass the savings along to workers. … [Read more...] about Elizabeth Warren plans to tax Jeff Bezos $7.7 billion and soak other billionaires to fund her $52 TRILLION medicare for all – which she claims will cost middle class ‘not one penny’
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Private letters from JD Salinger, one of the century's most secretive and elusive writers, are to be sold by a former lover. 'I'd rather put my children through college than own a box full of Salinger's letters,' said Joyce Maynard, whose controversial At Home in the World, about their nine-month romance, was published last year. 'They were a piece of my past that I've finished with and I'd rather use them to help support my family.' … [Read more...] about Lover sells Salinger letters
Matt Salinger, an actor and producer, squashed reports that emerged in 2013 of five new books by his father, including one short story featuring Holden Caulfield and one based on Salinger’s brief marriage to Sylvia, a Nazi collaborator. The reports stemmed from a documentary about the author, to which his closest family did not formally contribute; Matt described the rumours as “total trash” that “have little to no bearing on reality … anyone that understood my father at all would find the idea hysterically funny that he would write a book about his first brief marriage. It’s so far beyond the realm of plausibility.” … [Read more...] about JD Salinger’s unseen writings to be published, family confirms
Almost immediately after the massacre of 20 little children, all under the age of seven, and six elementary school teachers and staff, the attacks on us began. Conspiracy groups and anti-government provocateurs began making claims on Facebook that the massacre was a hoax, that the murdered were so-called “crisis actors” and that their audience should rise up to “find out the truth” about our families. These claims and calls to action spread across Facebook like wildfire and, despite our pleas, were protected by Facebook. … [Read more...] about An open letter to Mark Zuckerberg: our child died at Sandy Hook – why let Facebook lies hurt us even more?
“I want to slow down so I can enjoy this. Because I don’t want to miss it. I don’t want to resent it. I don’t want to be angry. What I’ve learned is that there is only so much of me. And I need to find balance. … [Read more...] about Exhausted mum worries she’s ‘wasted her education’ and become a ‘housekeeper’ for her kids in relatable open letter