Will Lehman, Socialist candidate for UAW president, wins nearly 5,000 votes despite bureaucratic suppression of turnout – WSWS | NutSocia

Will Lehman, a Mack Trucks worker and socialist United Auto Workers (UAW) presidential candidate, won 4,777 votes, or nearly 5 percent of the 103,495 vote cast, according to the unofficial tally released Friday by a court-appointed observer. The broad support Lehman received among ordinary working class people in the US reflects the rapidly developing political … Read more

Democrats seek to save Manchin side deal on energy projects – The Washington Post | NutSocia

Comment on this story comment Senator Joe Manchin III’s push to overhaul the nation’s infrastructure project permitting process could receive last-minute help from the House of Representatives at its annual defense action, according to two people familiar with the matter. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) has been in talks with Adam Smith (D-Wash.), Chair of … Read more

Architects and accountants fear ‘red tape cutting’ initiative goes too far – Daily Montanan – Daily Montanan | NutSocia

When Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte campaigned for the state’s top executive position, he did so primarily with his business Bonafides, a tech entrepreneur who grew a nearly $1 billion business from his home into a tech hub. He brought that business experience and acumen to politics, where he said that in the Big Sky State, … Read more

Backtracking Keir Starmer balks at abolishing House of Lords until Labor wins second term – Daily Mail | NutSocia

A Labor shadow secretary today insisted the party would abolish the House of Lords within the first five years of taking power – although Sir Keir Starmer balked at the commitment. The Labor leader is set to present proposals for economic and political reforms alongside former Prime Minister Gordon Brown tomorrow. The ex-PM has been … Read more

The original Port Columbus terminal intended to be the Aviation Hall of Fame – The Columbus Dispatch | NutSocia

It may be difficult to spot from the outside, but progress is being made in restoring the original Port Columbus Airport Terminal into the Ohio Air and Space Hall of Fame and Learning Center. The group, which is working on the renovation of the 93-year-old building on the southeast corner of John Glenn Columbus International … Read more

Polysmiths Designs "beautifully sustainable" London house with cork-lined living quarters – Dezeen | NutSocia

Architecture studio Polysmiths used sheets of cork to clad interior and exterior surfaces at Cork House in east London, which was built using materials available during the Covid-19 lockdown. Polysmiths director Charles Wu took on the role of architect, client and developer for the Cork House project, which he designed as a home for himself … Read more

Tennessee Roads Plan Mull’s Toll Lanes, Electric Car Fee Increase – US News & World Report | NutSocia

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee is considering allowing express toll lanes on freeways and tripling a fee for electric car owners as he seeks his first big boost after winning re-election — and for road projects in amount of tens of billions of dollars. The Republican insists on what he won’t do: … Read more

Peterborough’s Sadleir House raises funds to pay off its mortgage – kawarthaNOW.com | NutSocia

Built in 1892, Sadleir House is a Grade I listed building at 751 George Street North in downtown Peterborough. The nonprofit PR Community & Student Association acquired the building in 2004 for use as a student educational and cultural facility to be shared with the community after Trent University’s previous owner closed Peter Robinson College … Read more

The developer of the Bay Area’s largest planned housing project wants to accommodate more people – San Francisco Chronicle | NutSocia

Concord First Partners, the group selected last year to redevelop the 2,225-acre Concord Naval Weapons Station, is proposing to increase the number of units by 27% from 12,272 to 15,585, according to a proposed term sheet. compiled by the developer and the city’s planning team. The Term Sheet will be submitted to Concord City Council … Read more

US Healthcare Will Suffer If Lawmakers Don’t Act By The End Of 2022 – Medical Economics | NutSocia

Doctors’ groups call for action in letter to authorities as clock ticks towards end of 117th Congress. Congress is running out of time to take action on pending legislation that addresses issues that would help provide basic services in the United States. Six physician groups, representing 590,000 physicians across the country, sent a joint letter … Read more