4 Unions want better working conditions. They’re understaffed and over worked with out advanced scheduling. They want a schedule and 15 days of paid sick leave. Sounds fair. If one Union doesn’t agree to management terms , all 12 Unions strike in solidarity. Why should Congress intervene? Why doesn’t the NLRB have the power to … More TheVoiceOfJoyce Railroad workers are asking for basic rights to do their jobs. Why are those rights denied? What are 4 Unions asking?
If they strike, it’s inflationary. When Corporations raise prices, forcing people to forgo the necessities of life, that’s good business. Why isn’t Corporate unaccountability inflationary? Who is enforcing Corporate anti trust Laws and reigning in usurious profits? If Biden were pro labor, he’d let his chief prosecutor for the NLRB make a deal and not … More TheVoiceOfJoyce Once again, labor is not getting the benefits people require. The railroad workers have asked for paid sick leave and schedules of work. That’s not asking too much.
Only 12 States have implemented the $15 min wage. It never passed Congress. Guess, a living wage is inflationary, while making $31 million is good for Business? It’s time the USA got its priorities right. There is no commerce without Labor. Wages that don’t keep pace with Inflation are not enough. Unite and demand more … More AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce The Fight for $15. It’s an ongoing fight for a $15 hourly wage minimum.
COP27 was a failure of Leadership and open collaboration among nations. A major plan to phase out Fossil Fuels never materialized. In America, we provide over a Trillion Dollars in Subsidies to the Fossil Fuel industry and increased their development rights. When do these taxpayer handouts end? When do we make reclaiming our water resources … More AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce What will Countries do to alleviate Climate Warming above 1.5 degrees Celsius?
You can access TikTok, Reddit and now #TooGoodToGo to find food salvaged by restaurants. There’s a new shop, called misfits, that sells food that’s not perfect. There’s #Flasfoods that coordinates with restaurants, giving folks an entire bag of groceries. $3-5 for $20 of food. Read the article if you want to learn how to manage … More AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce If food were a country it would be the third largest emitter of greenhouse gases. We waste 40% of food produced. How do we change our policies to have less waste? What apps and stores can you utilize to take advantage of low cost free food and meals?
It’s no longer, do Fossil Fuel emissions cause Climate Change and pollution? They have knowingly persuaded the World to use Fossil Fuels, thwarted research and development of clean energy and in 2022 the World must adapt to our reality or perish. 20 million in Pakistan suffered from being displaced by floods, 150 million Africans are … More TheVoiceOfJoyce COP 27 is a wake up call for the World’s nations. As we approach 1.5 degrees Celsius, our Governments are responsible for the lives of Billions. We must move forward, accept responsibility and adapt to our new reality.
Long cancers once treated, have a 70% cure rate. The other 30% , prone to relapse, are now monitored for early detection, using a blood test developed by TRACERx. They found , people at risk, had chromosomal changes causing tumor metastasis . Now, with a simple blood test, these metastasis can be detected early and … More TheVoiceOfJoyce Developing Lung Cancer is not a death sentence, thanks to TRACERx in the UK.
According to this article in the Guardian, only 15 States give out unemployment benefits in a timely manner and in accordance with Federal guidelines. However, considering the number of 50 yr olds unemployed, many aren’t eligible for unemployment benefits. What is a 50 yr old to do? How many are falling through the safety net … More TheVoiceOfJoyce Is unemployment insurance and other benefits being dispersed to people in need in your State? Please comment.
http://www.theg uardian.com/technology/2022/oct/30/tiktok-regulation-data-privacy-china “The China question to me is almost a red herring because there’s so little being done to protect user privacy generally in the US,” said Sara Collins, a senior policy counsel at non-profit public interest group Public Knowledge. “The thing I would be concerned about is the same stuff that we’re concerned about … More TheVoiceOfJoyce Yes, TikTok deserves scrutiny and regulation for misinformation and disinformation. Yes, it’s tied to China and there’s censorship of videos on “ banned subjects”, like Ukraine or the Uyghurs , it’s the algorithm that promotes content. The For You Page, uses an algorithm that aggregates all personal data and pushes videos toward an individual, intensifying their experience and in some cases, causes emotional harm and violence. Don’t single out TikTok, all the Social Media Platforms are aggregating our data, predicting our behavior and selling our behavioral patterns to third parties. We have no privacy. We may not want a corporation to decide what we see and what we choose. Nor do we want our data to go to Human resources, or insurance or credit agencies. How will the new Law, going through Congress, curtail the use of our data and behavior? How will the new Law Change Section 230 of the Communication decency act, allowing us to sue the platforms, if we’re harmed? Who will regulate the algorithms to stop the hatred, the incitement to violence, the self harm and mental confusion caused by the algorithms? What Law will stop the Harmful amplification of violent and abusive data? The algorithms either must be transparent for regulation to a standard or there must be enough sampling of data to enforce a change in the algorithms? Society is not safe with an unregulated Technology systems, that is not understood. How many people realize all their news is curated for them all the time? these silos of data, create a wedge in our Society polarizing our thoughts through algorithms design. The Social Media Platforms are not neutral and they’re unequal. Voices are not heard or amplified in a fair and just manner. The truth is not seen by the the many. Yet, big money supporting and promoting violence, insurrection, anti VAX’s &anti climate deniers are powered by money and an army of followers, making millions for themselves and the Platforms. Who will create a more neutral system?
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/oct/19/epa-lawsuit-water-pollution-factory-farms Manure causes nitrogen and phosphorus in water, tainting drinking water and causing toxic algal blooms that can be deadly to aquatic life. Waste-polluted water can irritate skin and cause gastrointestinal and respiratory problems, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The agency itself has said that three-quarters of factory farms discharge pollution, … More TheVoiceOfJoyce 30-50 yrs of planning have neutered our Regulatory Agencies. The EPA , fired 100’s of scientists under Trump. Clearly, small government is working for people who were used to drink clean water. Anywhere there are factory farms, the water is tainted. High levels of minerals and other toxins are causing algae blooms rendering the River water and ground water, unsafe for drinking or swimming. If you want to drink clean drinking water, don’t vote for TRUMPS GOP, they want Corporate self regulation. We the People have small government, hollowed out governing agencies & Corporate self regulation. Corporations work to sustain their profits. We the People, no longer get a living wage or clean water and clean air. Profits come first in this GOP created Utopia. Vote GOP and watch our limited water resources, evaporate!