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Daily Red Alert - 8/19/22

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Judge Grants Relief to Marines Denied Religious Exemption from Vaccine Mandate - Breitbart

“U.S. District Court Judge Steven D. Merryday on Thursday evening granted a class-wide injunction that prohibits the Marine Corps from enforcing the Biden administration’s military vaccine mandate against or discharging Marines who filed for religious exemption from the mandate and who were denied.”


San Francisco, Cleveland and Portland’s downtowns most deserted in US: study - New York Post


“Researchers at the Institute of Governmental Studies at the University of California at Berkeley found that San Francisco’s downtown was only 31% active between March and May, compared to pre-pandemic levels.”


Half of US companies gearing up for layoffs, survey suggests - New York Post


“The PwC survey — which polled 700 executives and board members across the US — found 52% of companies have already enacted hiring freezes, four out of 10 have rescinded jobs or axed signing bonuses for new hires, and roughly half have started laying people off or are preparing to cut headcount.”


Woke Ikea Lectures Customers Not to Eat Fries to Fight Climate Change - Breitbart


“People should avoid eating french fries in order to save the planet, one branch of global furniture giant Ikea appears to believe, having ordered customers to refrain from eating the food over its alleged CO2 output.”


Nearly half of college students wouldn't "dorm across the aisle" - Axios


“Nearly half of rising college sophomores say they likely wouldn't choose to live with someone who supported the opposing candidate in the 2020 presidential election, according to a poll by Generation Lab for NBC News.”


1 in 3 Americans admit to lying on resume - Resume Builder


“The U.S. economy gained 934,000 new jobs in July 2021, a sign that after months of pandemic-related job losses and upheaval, people are updating their resumes and sending them off to potential employers.”


Judge blocks Florida 'woke' law, saying it violates the First Amendment - CBS News


“A Florida judge on Thursday declared a Florida law championed by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis that restricts race-based conversation and analysis in business and education unconstitutional.”


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A ‘Safe Space’ From Cancel Culture in Corporate America and Governmental Overreach - The Epoch Times


“Thousands of individuals, including some CEOs, have faced discrimination for their beliefs or have been even terminated from their companies by activist co-workers and shareholders out of non-compliance with the newly dominant elite ideology, said Andrew Crapuchettes, the founder and CEO of Red Balloon, in an interview with The Epoch Times.”


A ‘Safe Space’ From Cancel Culture in Corporate America and Governmental Overreach - America News


“Over the past decade, the rise of ‘cancel culture’ and ‘woke’ ideology has drifted out of the college campus and into mainstream society, becoming what some critics have described as a “cancer” in the American workplace and in the halls of government.”



The Daily Red Alert is a collection of stories that relate to the issues of freedom in the workplace, business, and the US economy.

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