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

Qatar: Spend cash abroad – Global Finance | NutSocia

Substantial energy crisis earnings are prompting Qatar to diversify its investments globally. In October, Qatar Sports Investment, a subsidiary of the emirate’s sovereign wealth fund, acquired a 22 percent stake in Portugal’s top football team SC Barga. The $18.5 million takeover immediately sparked controversy with Portuguese Barga supporters, who waved a banner … 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

Ecommerce Fraud: What Furniture Retailers Need to Know – HFA – Home Furnishings Association | NutSocia

Buying furniture is strictly an in-store experience for some who want to feel the grain of the wood or test the comfort of the cushions. Increasingly, people prefer the convenience of ordering from an online catalog and having their new couch or table delivered to their home. Many merchants looking to capitalize on this growing … Read more

Luxury Home – A List of Features – The Seeker Newsmagazine Cornwall – The Seeker | NutSocia

There are a few things you need to know before buying a new luxury home. This is because most luxury home buyers have specific requirements and desires. This is important as you want to get the most bang for your buck, especially at these high prices. Below are some characteristics of luxury homes. Vancouver and … Read more

How to be an environmentally conscious traveler – TheInertia.com | NutSocia

Being an environmentally conscious traveler can make a big difference. Travel and sustainability may sound like opposites, but with a little planning and some wise decisions, both are definitely possible. Before you book a trip, think about how to get there, where to stay and how to get around. The environmentally conscious choice may not … 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

‘Fast furniture’ destined for landfill | real estate | santafenewmexican.com – Santa Fe New Mexicans | NutSocia

Americans bought piles of furniture during the pandemic, with sales of desks, chairs and patio equipment rising more than $4 billion from 2019 to 2021, according to a market data company. And much of it won’t survive the decade. Fast furniture that is mass-produced and relatively cheap is easy to obtain and then give up. … 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