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Junk: Electrifying and Fast-Paced Storytelling
Entertainment, Features, New York

Junk: Electrifying and Fast-Paced Storytelling

Junk, at the Vivian Beaumont Theater in Lincoln Center, is set in the fast-paced world of the mid-1980s, when Wall Street brokers used debt to create wealth through the issuance of high-risk, high-interest junk bonds. Playwright Ayad Akhtar, who won a Pulitzer Prize for Disgraced, wrote this fictionalized portrait of “junk bond king” Michael Milken…

Hoffa and Teamsters Support Murphy for NJ Governor
Features, Law and Politics, New York

Hoffa and Teamsters Support Murphy for NJ Governor

Trenton, NJ – “Phil Murphy is the right man for the job, said Teamsters President Jim Hoffa. He understands what it’s like to grow up in a working class family and has a strong history of fighting on behalf of workers,” continued Hoffa. “We’ve all had enough of Chris Christie and his anti-worker policies. New Jersey needs a governor that…

Unions come through for Puerto Rico
Features, Health and Safety, New York

Unions come through for Puerto Rico

Reprinted: UFT.ORG At least 3 million people are still without electricity, at least a million are still without drinking water and at least 49 are dead. But Hurricane Maria was powerless to break the spirit of the Puerto Rican people, and it strengthened the resolve of 300 union members who mounted a two-week relief effort…

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