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Religion Versus Unions | The Nation

Some professors at the Jesuit Seattle University have been barred from organizing because their jobs are too religious in nature. Could your right to join a union with your coworkers clash with your communion with God? A recent crisis of faith at the National Labor Relations Board presents some tough …

Killing Tenure Is Academia’s Point of No Return | Al Jazeera America

After busting unions, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has his sights on busting the professoriate Under Gov. Scott Walker, Wisconsin has become one of the great laboratories of conservative governance, with a record of union-busting, abortion-restricting, voter-ID-enacting policies that are at odds with the state’s tradition of progressivism. Unlike neighboring Minnesota, …

Stone tools focus picture of ancient Americans

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Stone tools and human DNA from ancient caves in Oregon offer new evidence of how some of the first Americans spread through the continent: Quite apart from the better-known Clovis culture, a separate group occupied the West. Archaeologists said Thursday that using multiple techniques, they …

Austria finds 15th century bras – Telegraph

A revolutionary discovery is rewriting the history of underwear: Some 600 years ago, women wore bras. The University of Innsbruck said on Wednesday that archeologists found four linen bras dating from the Middle Ages in an Austrian castle. Fashion experts describe the find as surprising because the bra had commonly …