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Monday, December 09, 2019

Tesla Sued By Employee Over Sexual Harassment Allegations

Former production associate Jessica Barraza filed a lawsuit against Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) over sexual harassment she allegedly was subjected to at the automaker’s Fremont factory in California. She claims that the toxic working atmosphere led her to take a medical leave due to anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder. Q3 2021 hedge fund letters, conferences and more AllegationsAs reported by The Washington Post, Barraza, 38, says she was the target of catcalling and aggressive physical touching. She claims that “co-workers would describe her as having a ‘Coke bottle figure,’ an ‘onion boot...

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Republicans need the political press to do a lot of bad journalism in order to carry out their strategy of forcing through devastating spending cuts by leveraging the prospect of a calamitous default on U.S. debt. They need political journalists to produce wishy-washy “both sides” coverage that hides the party’s ultimate culpability and shields it from blame. And the latest coverage from The New York Times shows that their plan may already be working.

It shouldn’t be difficult to acknowledge that Republicans will be the ones at fault if the U.S. breaches the statutory limit on federal borrowing in June. Members of Congress of both parties routinely voted for clean debt limit hikes during Donald Trump’s presidency, which also saw record debt increases. But with Joe Biden in the White House, GOP leaders startedsaying last fall that they would require significant spending cuts – including to Social Security and Medicare – alongside further debt limit increases if their party won the House.

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