Workers Are Fighting Retail Ro...

Dec 6, 2018 by

A small group of Walmart workers recently publicly confronted Alice Walton, the Walmart heiress who is probably the world’s richest woman. Earlier this year, Walmart increased the starting wage for store associates to $11 an hour, but competitors Amazon and Target agreed to $15…

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McDonald’s Workers Are Strikin...

Sep 18, 2018 by

WHEN KIMBERLY LAWSON was first sexually harassed while working at McDonald’s…

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[Translate] Labor Corpations want to make sure that laborers never again have the power to tell big business how to treat them. By...

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Jul 21, 2016 by

[Translate] By Steven Rosenfeld / AlterNet greg / CC BY-ND 2.0 This piece first appeared at AlterNet. The Republican Party platform ...

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10 Reasons Why Homelessness Is...

Apr 16, 2016 by

[Translate] Economy More Americans living in major cities are precariously close to homelessness. By Alex Henderson / AlterNet Photo...

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Aug 8, 2015 by

[Translate] Election by Kira LernerCLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall Republican presidential candidates are seen...

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Jul 25, 2015 by

[Translate] by Bryce Covert THINK PROGRESS CREDIT: Bryce Covert/ThinkProgress Inside the New York wage board meeting just after the...

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10 Crucial Issues Most Politic...

May 29, 2015 by

[Translate] From too-big-to-fail to TPP, Sanders’ entry into the race is sure to elevate the conversation. By Alex Henderson /...

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Robert Reich: The Reagan revol...

Oct 1, 2014 by

[Translate] The former secretary of labor explains why the economy will never benefit from the rich having more money Robert Reich,  ...

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My party has lost its soul: Bi...

Jul 27, 2014 by

[Translate] A former Clinton aide on how Democrats lost their way chasing Wall Street cash, order and new populism the party needs...

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States That Raised Their Minim...

Jul 6, 2014 by

[Translate]   By Bryce Covert THINK PROGRESS CREDIT: AP Think a higher minimum wage is a job killer? Think again: The states that...

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Americans Can Do Anything – In...

Jun 17, 2014 by

[Translate] Ketchup king H.J. Heinz Co. announced last week that it’s working with Ford to convert tomato waste into auto parts. Now...

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9 Questions Billionaires Dispa...

Jun 6, 2014 by

[Translate] Economy   TomDispatch / By Peter Van Buren How the 1% willfully misunderstands the 99%. Photo Credit: Maslowski...

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American Minimum Wage Earners ...

May 9, 2014 by

Proponents of the pipeline now want to tie the project to raising the minimum wage.

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GOP Successfully Filibusters M...

Apr 30, 2014 by

The vote to raise the minimum wage…

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Apr 27, 2014 by

Unsurprisingly, the “housing wage” …

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Yet Another Reason to Hate SCO...

Apr 21, 2014 by

Antonin Scalia opines that its OK for lenders…

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Robert Reich: 7 Reasons Why th...

Apr 9, 2014 by

The esteemed economist explains how…

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Who’s A Populist? ItR...

Mar 12, 2014 by

[Translate]     Visions     The Nation / By Jim Hightower       Jim Hightower’s humorous journey linking robust populist...

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The South’s Battered Psy...

Mar 9, 2014 by

The latest data show the cycle of poverty…

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Bill Maher’s excellent c...

Mar 3, 2014 by

Last night, Bill Maher delivered an excellent…

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Report The Real Job Killers

Mar 2, 2014 by

House Speaker John Boehner says..

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FEDERAL GOVT. LIES AGAINST RAI...

Feb 28, 2014 by

The truth: economists say…

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William Rivers Pitt | The Ocea...

Feb 27, 2014 by

It occurs to me that I spend…

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This Is Your Brain on Poverty:...

Feb 22, 2014 by

Talking about poverty and inequality…

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10 Groups Building a Movement ...

Jan 26, 2014 by

With more than 46 million people…

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Something’s Deeply Wrong...

Jan 21, 2014 by

Even Fox News host Bill O’Reilly…

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Reclaiming the Radical Imagina...

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The Gilded Age is back…

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