Need a reason to boycott Walmart? How about this: the corporation has fired 11 of its workers for organizing fellow workers to advocate for better pay and working conditions — a legally-protected activity. Dozens more have been punished by Walmart without losing their jobs. Is
Yesterday, Ed Markey was elected to take the seat that John Kerry vacated in the U.S. Senate. Markey had been the ranking Democrat on the House Natural Resources Committee, and so that position, as well as Markey’s seat in the House, is up for grabs.
Yesterday, Barack Obama pledged to use his power as Chief Executive to lower carbon emissions, given that Congress refuses to act. That’s a pledge Obama made before – and then authorized the most extreme expansion of offshore drilling for oil in generations. Also yesterday, the