AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Kickstarter became Unionized for engineers, tech workers. The 85 employees will now join an International Union of Professionals . The power of the few is now part of many voices for change. Better pay & respect , plus a method of procedures for termination. Would you join these employees? Do you want a better work life? Talk to coworkers and organize for a Clean Slate Bill of Rights for Labor! Utopia happens now!

http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/feb/18/kickstarter-union-crowdfunding-tech

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Politics as usual is unacceptable, if we continue on our path we’ll have a 6 th extinction. What happens to our children & grandchildren, if we do nothing? Flooding is a natural occurrence and many insurance companies will not reimburse you. Can you afford to move & pay for another home? If no, will you change your politics?

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/feb/18/world-leaders-urged-to-step-back-from-precipice-of-ecological-ruin-aoe

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Our interconnected World is slowing down as Coronavirus hits supply chains. The good news? Lower Carbon Emissions? Other news: in spite of tax incentives to offshore manufacturing, we may need to build more at home! Third, Unions are on the rise.

http://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/17/technology/apple-coronavirus-economy.html

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Healthcare workers across the Country are seeking to Unionize 👍 For $15/hr min wage & affordable healthcare. They need a Workers Bill of Rights and Unions that support Labors needs. Healthcare needs professionals and proper staffing to help both patients and staff to thrive

http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/feb/17/hospital-healthcare-workers-unions-wages-conditions

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Australia is the “canary in the coal mine.” Do we need a visceral traumatic moment like Australia to wake up & see the devastation to our own Country and people? Or can we acknowledge the truth of our situation and ACT! Make our own future together livable for all?

http://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/15/world/australia/fires-climate-change.html What we all love, this unique country, is being destroyed by inaction. We’ll punch above our weight, but we can’t do it alone. We need your help.”

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce There are dire consequences to air pollution. New Delhi has the worst pollution on the Planet. New York has some of the least polluted days @38 Parts per Million. We work to clean our air, we’ll improve people’s health and put many people in constructive good paying jobs. We’ll also be mitigating Carbon Emissions.

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/12/02/climate/air-pollution-compare-ar-ul.html

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce A tale of 2 cities, San Francisco and Manila, both facing rising sea levels and displacing millions of people. We have decisions to make about planning for a future with rising seas. Where do we move people? Who pays for the move? How soon? Or do we rebuild infrastructure?

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/02/13/climate/manila-san-francisco-sea-level-rise.html

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce The People won. We don’t need a luxury building that will be mostly unoccupied except for the top 4 floors. Now , we’ll have a building that is not an eyesore. Also, our comptroller has said we have 1000 public lots for affordable housing, why aren’t we building on them for for the homeless & low income workers. Win win for the city!

http://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/14/nyregion/upper-west-side-condo-zoning.amp.html

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce People are excluded from most jobs. There’s discrimination by age, sex, race. Then daunting credentials for professionals who know the work and should be employed. Once employed the pay is too low and drives people into homelessness & Diseases of Despair. Fix Low wages and more people will benefit

http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2020/02/15/powell-labor-force/

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Cancer Town to get new EPA monitors, toxins have plagued their Community for 50 yrs. Either move their Community or move the Refinery. How much more testing needed?

http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/feb/12/reserve-louisiana-cancer-epa-monitoring