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Trump’s personal assistant fired after comments about Ivanka, Tiffany

President Donald Trump’s personal secretary Madeleine Westerhout (left) and former White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. | Andrew Harnik/AP Photo Exclusive By DANIEL LIPPMAN 08/30/2019 04:16 PM EDT Updated 08/30/2019 06:30 PM EDT 2019-08-30T06:30-0400 Madeleine Westerhout, who left her White House job suddenly on Thursday as President Trump’s personal …

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Made in Eastern Europe: Garment workers denied basic rights

Names marked with an asterisk have been changed to protect interviewees’ identities.  Romania and Bulgaria – On July 10, on the outskirts of Covasna, a small mountainous town in Romania‘s central region of Transylvania, about 30 garment factory workers who were recently made redundant launched a protest outside their workplace – the Textile …

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Seeking economic justice through cannabis-related development

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The climate strike kids, in their own words

On Friday, some 100,000 students and adult allies took to the streets of Manhattan to protest the warming planet as part of the global climate strike headed by 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg. Clustered beneath banners with witty phrases like “you’ll die from old age, we’ll die from climate change,” …

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