Monthly Archives: February 2011

Paid Parental Leave published an article this week citing a report by the organization Human Rights Watch that claims the US is “decades behind” other countries in having national laws guaranteeing paid parental leave. The report, entitled “Failing its Families”, describes this … Continue reading

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The Damage Who Inflicted?

I was struck by this quote from President Obama reported in an MSNBC article today on the President’s budget proposal: “We have more work to do to live up to our promise by repairing the damage this brutal recession has … Continue reading

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Strange Justice

The NZ Herald reports that former National Party Member of Parliament Trevor Rogers has been jailed for failing to provide the court with design documents from a failed helicopter manufacturing company he used to own. The judge had this to … Continue reading

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