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Portside Snapshot - October 7, 2018

Sixteen Shots and a Conviction

Micah Uetricht and Rachel Johnson

Jason Van Dyke, the Chicago police officer who shot Laquan McDonald sixteen times, has been found guilty of murder. It's a major victory for Chicago activists and the broader movement against police brutality.

Yankees Cross Picket Line

Kristin LaFratta
'An insult to all working people in Boston;' union lambasts Yankees for crossing Marriott hotel workers' picketing line

A Look at Two Towns, Two Storms and America's Imperiled Poor

Zack Colman and Daniel Cusick

E&E News/Climatewire
Hurricanes have done it before, decimating critical shares of an already limited housing stock for financially vulnerable people. Hurricanes Harvey and Florence are the latest to damage public housing and displace its poor residents.

UPS Contracts Rejected

Alexandra Bradbury

Labor Notes
The tentative agreement also does nothing substantial to address drivers’ other big concerns: excessive forced overtime, technological surveillance, and harassment by supervisors.

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