November 20, 2016

New overtime law goes into effect December 1, anyone making less than $47,500 must be paid overtime for hours worked in excess of 40 in a single week.  http://fox59.com/2016/11/18/new-overtime-law-goes-into-effect-dec-1-affects-millions-of-workers/

John McCain says Trump will not be allowed to torture prisoners because it has been outlawed by Congress and is illegal under the Geneva Conventions.   http://www.politico.com/story/2016/11/john-mccain-trump-torture-waterboarding-231668

Japanese police accused of beating doctor accused of malpractice to death in 2010.  http://www.tokyoreporter.com/2016/11/16/expert-doctor-arrested-for-malpractice-beaten-to-death-by-nara-cops/

An estimated 102 million trees killed by drought in California’s forests called “unparalleled ecological disaster”.   http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-dead-trees-20161118-story.html

Is the Trump administration really going to launch a $1 trillion New Deal style public works program?   https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2016/11/18/this-quote-from-donald-trumps-top-strategist-will-frighten-republican-deficit-hawks/

Pipeline CEO reportedly says they will not consider re-routing Dakota Access pipeline to avoid endangering reservation water supply.  http://www.businessinsider.com/r-update-2-developer-says-dakota-access-pipeline-will-not-be-rerouted—ap-2016-11

Love it or leave it! Judge reportedly tells new citizens if they don’t like Trump they should pack their bags.  http://fusion.net/story/371297/federal-judge-immigration-trump-get-out/

Richard Rorty predicted the rise of Donald Trump in 1998.  https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/nov/19/donald-trump-us-election-prediction-richard-rorty

 

 

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November 20, 2016

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